A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Dover in Delaware. Exact location of earthquake, -75.4212° West, 39.2045° North, depth 8.12 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:47:31 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: at00p09376, ld60146101, us1000bjkn. Unique identifier: us1000bjkn. A tsunami warning has been issued near Dover in Delaware (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.12 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/11/17 / 2017-11-30 21:47:31 / November 30, 2017 @ 9:47 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fallston, Essex, Cambridge (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Philadelphia (c. 1 526 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Camden (c. 77 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Wilmington (c. 70 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Cherry Hill (c. 70 500 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Vineland (c. 60 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from South Vineland (c. 58 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 10 km ENE of Dover, Delaware.
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