A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 248 km NNE of Tamrida, Yemen (154 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, 54.8467° East, 14.7545° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 11:20:32 / 11:20 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 30/05/17 / 2017-05-30 07:20:32 / May 30, 2017 @ 7:20 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008wcz. Unique identifier: us10008wcz. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 248 km NNE of Tamrida, Yemen.
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