A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 50 km WNW of Dorra, Djibouti (31 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/08/17 / 2017-08-25 05:20:30 / August 25, 2017 @ 5:20 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 42.049° East, latitude 12.3332° 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 08:20:30 / 8:20 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000abkj. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000abkj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Questions or comments?
How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 50 km WNW of Dorra, Djibouti. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.