A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Al Marj in Libya. Exact location of event, longitude 20.9347 East, latitude 32.7959 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us2000bm3w. Event ids that are associated: us2000bm3w. The temblor was detected at 21:00:48 / 9:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/11/17 / 2017-11-11 19:00:48 / November 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm. 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).
Epicenter of the event was 36 km (22 miles) from Al Marj (c. 85 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from (c. 74 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Al Abyār (c. 32 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Tūkrah (c. 23 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Libya (c. 6 461 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Al Abyār, Tūkrah.
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 struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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