A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 174 km NNW of Kilmia, Yemen (108 miles). Event id: us100032x1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100032x1, gcmt20150817161659. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:16:59 / 7:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 51.796° East, latitude 13.7015° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/08/15 / 2015-08-17 16:16:59 / August 17, 2015 @ 4:16 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 174 km NNW of Kilmia, Yemen. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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