A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 71 km SSE of Qishn, Yemen (44 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:49:49 / 6:49 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/11/17 / 2017-11-22 03:49:49 / November 22, 2017 @ 3:49 am. Exact location, longitude 52.0313° East, latitude 14.8708° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us2000bspd. Event ids that are associated: us2000bspd. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 71 km SSE of Qishn, Yemen.
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