A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 93 kilometers (58 miles) from Nsanje in Malawi. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003njy. Unique identifier: us10003njy. 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). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/10/15 / 2015-10-14 09:10:41 / October 14, 2015 @ 9:10 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 35.1051 East, latitude -17.7467 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:10:41 / 11:10 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Nsanje (c. 21 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nsanje. Close country/countries, Malawi (c. 15 448 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 93 km S of Nsanje, Malawi. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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