A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 253 km SSE of Salalah, Oman (157 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 54.9673 East, latitude 14.8849 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us10008wn0. Event ids that are associated: us10008wn0. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:23:08 / 6:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/05/17 / 2017-05-24 02:23:08 / May 24, 2017 @ 2:23 am.
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 was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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