A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 134 km E of Sur, Oman (83 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008lf3. Id of event: us10008lf3. The temblor was picked up at 01:27:29 / 1:27 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/04/17 / 2017-04-27 21:27:29 / April 27, 2017 @ 9:27 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 60.8252 East, latitude 22.7097 North, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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