A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 280 km NE of Tamrida, Yemen (174 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005j1d. Id of event: us20005j1d. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 55.6824 East, latitude 14.6004 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/04/16 / 2016-04-16 16:29:50 / April 16, 2016 @ 4:29 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:29:50 / 8:29 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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