A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Beirut in Lebanon. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.89 km (9 miles). Event id: us10005yg6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005yg6. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/06/16 / 2016-06-29 13:24:32 / June 29, 2016 @ 1:24 pm. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:24:32 / 4:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 35.3137 East, latitude 33.7958 North, depth = 13.89 km.
Event epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Beirut (c. 1 916 100 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Ra’s Bayrūt (c. 1 251 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Tripoli (c. 229 400 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Sidon (c. 163 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Tyre (c. 135 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Nabatîyé et Tahta (c. 120 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Lebanon (c. 4 125 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was maalot Tarshīhā, , Baalbek (min 5000 pop).
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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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