A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 138 km N of Bereeda, Somalia (86 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 51.2105 East, latitude 13.1093 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 detected at 06:56:08 / 6:56 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20009nus. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009nus. Global time and date of event 15/06/17 / 2017-06-15 03:56:08 / June 15, 2017 @ 3:56 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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