A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 208 km N of Qulansiyah, Yemen (129 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:26:15 / 3:26 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/11/16 / 2016-11-28 11:26:15 / November 28, 2016 @ 11:26 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007cx2. Id of event: us10007cx2. Exact location, longitude 53.761° East, latitude 14.5443° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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