A light earthquake magnitude 4.42 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Dover in Delaware. Exact location of earthquake, -75.4211655° West, 39.2044983° North, depth 8.12 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:47:31 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 8.12 km (5 miles). Global time and date of event 30/11/17 / 2017-11-30 21:47:31 / November 30, 2017 @ 9:47 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Dover in Delaware (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: at00p09376, ld60146101. Unique identifier: ld60146101.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake 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), 95 km (59 miles) from Dundalk (c. 63 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Vineland (c. 60 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Overlea, Annapolis, Arnold (min 5000 pop).
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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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