A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 87 km E of Ibo, Mozambique (54 miles). Id of earthquake: us20008m42. Event ids that are associated: us20008m42. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 22:58:06 / February 15, 2017 @ 10:58 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 01:58:06 / 1:58 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 41.3898° East, -12.1965° South, depth 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 87 km E of Ibo, Mozambique.
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