A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 33 km E of Kaputa, Zambia (21 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:19:15 / 3:19 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us100086se. Unique identifier: us100086se. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 29.9674 East, latitude -8.4886 South, depth = 33.62 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/02/17 / 2017-02-24 01:19:15 / February 24, 2017 @ 1:19 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.62 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 33 km E of Kaputa, Zambia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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