A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 146 km SW of Rabigh, Saudi Arabia (91 miles). Id of earthquake: us20009nky. Event ids that are associated: us20009nky. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 16:42:58 / 4:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 37.8939 East, latitude 22.0131 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/06/17 / 2017-06-19 13:42:58 / June 19, 2017 @ 1:42 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 146 km SW of Rabigh, Saudi Arabia.
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