A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Dhahab in Egypt on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007d4k. Unique identifier: us10007d4k. The temblor was detected at 19:01:13 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 34.4248° East, latitude 28.5194° North, depth = 14.15 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 29/11/16 / 2016-11-29 17:01:13 / November 29, 2016 @ 5:01 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.15 km (9 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Egypt (c. 80 472 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tor, Sharm el-Sheikh, Dhahab. Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Tor (c. 15 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Sharm el-Sheikh (c. 12 000 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Dhahab (c. 8 000 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km WNW of Dhahab, Egypt. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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