A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Obock in Djibouti. Unique identifier: us20009p35. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009p35. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 43.8871 East, latitude 11.8366 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 picked up at 00:47:12 / 12:47 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/06/17 / 2017-06-17 21:47:12 / June 17, 2017 @ 9:47 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Djibouti (c. 623 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Obock (c. 17 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Djibouti (c. 741 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Djibouti, Obock (min 5000 pop).
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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 66 km ESE of Obock, Djibouti.
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