A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 136 km SSE of Sayhut, Yemen (85 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/05/17 / 2017-05-19 09:08:47 / May 19, 2017 @ 9:08 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 51.6138 East, latitude 14.03 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:08:47 / 12:08 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008tie. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008tie.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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