A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 168 km NNW of Bereeda, Somalia (104 miles) on Monday. Unique identifier: us10006p30. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006p30. Global time and date of event 12/09/16 / 2016-09-12 17:00:13 / September 12, 2016 @ 5:00 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 50.3219° East, 13.2144° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 20:00:13 / 8:00 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 168 km NNW of Bereeda, Somalia.
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