A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Al Marj in Libya on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude 21.0365 East, latitude 32.277 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/10/15 / 2015-10-03 22:47:55 / October 3, 2015 @ 10:47 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us10003k3m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003k3m. The temblor was detected at 00:47:55 / 12:47 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Libya (c. 6 461 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tūkrah, Al Abyār (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Al Marj (c. 85 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from (c. 74 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Al Abyār (c. 32 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Tūkrah (c. 23 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km SE of Al Marj, Libya. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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