A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 109 km SSE of Nsanje, Malawi (68 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/17 / 2017-02-10 16:43:38 / February 10, 2017 @ 4:43 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20008iz7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008iz7. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:43:38 / 6:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 35.5447 East, latitude -17.8742 South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 has occurred 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 109 km SSE of Nsanje, Malawi.
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