A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 137 km N of Bereeda, Somalia (85 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 50.8478° East, 13.0957° North, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us20005kg7. Event ids that are associated: us20005kg7. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:21:41 / 3:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/04/16 / 2016-04-21 12:21:41 / April 21, 2016 @ 12:21 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 137 km N of Bereeda, Somalia.
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