A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Fort William in United Kingdom. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a62y. Unique identifier: us2000a62y. Exact location, longitude -5.666° West, latitude 56.794° North, depth = 6.43 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.43 km (4 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/08/17 / 2017-08-04 14:43:36 / August 4, 2017 @ 2:43 pm. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:43:36 / 2:43 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isle of Skye, Oban, Fort William (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Fort William (c. 9 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Isle of Skye (c. 9 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Oban (c. 8 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United Kingdom (c. 62 348 000 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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