A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 171 km ENE of Tokar, Sudan (106 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:42:43 / 1:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 39.2728° East, 18.925° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/17 / 2017-01-24 22:42:43 / January 24, 2017 @ 10:42 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008iha. Id of event: us20008iha. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 171 km ENE of Tokar, Sudan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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