A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Namibe in Angola. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 12.0316° East, -15.4466° South. The temblor was picked up at 01:32:48 / 1:32 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us20007fkv. Ids that are associated to the event: us20007fkv. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/10/16 / 2016-10-14 00:32:48 / October 14, 2016 @ 12:32 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 31 km (19 miles) from Namibe (c. 80 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Angola (c. 13 068 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Namibe (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km SSW of Namibe, Angola. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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