A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Bani Bakr in Yemen on Tuesday. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:43:28 / 8:43 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10005jn7. Unique identifier: us10005jn7. Exact location of event, longitude 45.3011 East, latitude 14.0261 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 24/05/16 / 2016-05-24 17:43:28 / May 24, 2016 @ 5:43 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly 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).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 30 km (18 miles) from (c. 37 800 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Zinjibār (c. 19 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Dhalie (c. 14 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Jawf al Maqbābah (c. 14 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Zinjibār, Dhalie, Jawf al Maqbābah (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Yemen (c. 23 495 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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