A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 150 km SSE of Chipinge, Zimbabwe (93 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/08/17 / 2017-08-28 04:51:05 / August 28, 2017 @ 4:51 am. Exact location, longitude 33.2557° East, latitude -21.4064° South, depth = 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:51:05 / 6:51 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000adig. Unique identifier: us2000adig. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 150 km SSE of Chipinge, Zimbabwe. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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