A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 158 km N of Laasqoray, Somalia (98 miles) on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006kd0. Unique identifier: us10006kd0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 48.0792 East, latitude 12.5886 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/09/16 / 2016-09-04 19:05:22 / September 4, 2016 @ 7:05 pm. The temblor was reported at 22:05:22 / 10:05 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 158 km N of Laasqoray, Somalia.
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