A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 43 km E of Kaputa, Zambia (27 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 30.055° East, -8.498° South, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 29/03/17 / 2017-03-29 16:44:12 / March 29, 2017 @ 4:44 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10008elt. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008elt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:44:12 / 6:44 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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