A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Muotathal in Switzerland. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us100087cw. Event ids that are associated: us100087cw. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:12:08 / 9:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/03/17 / 2017-03-06 20:12:08 / March 6, 2017 @ 8:12 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 8.8445 East, latitude 46.9189 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naters, Laufenburg, Radolfzell am Bodensee. Country/countries that might be effected, Switzerland (c. 7 581 000 pop), Germany (c. 81 802 000 pop). The epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Zürich (c. 341 700 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Winterthur (c. 91 900 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Konstanz (c. 81 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Sankt Gallen (c. 70 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Luzern (c. 57 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Zürich (Kreis 11) (c. 54 300 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km SE of Muotathal, Switzerland. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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