A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 141 km SSE of Ahwar, Yemen (88 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000aukx. Id of event: us1000aukx. The earthquake was roughly 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). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/10/17 / 2017-10-13 19:18:49 / October 13, 2017 @ 7:18 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:18:49 / 10:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 47.2411° East, 12.3491° North.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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