A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 167 km SW of Al Qunfidhah, Saudi Arabia (104 miles) on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:07:55 / 6:07 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/01/18 / 2018-01-08 15:07:55 / January 8, 2018 @ 3:07 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cmzx. Id of event: us2000cmzx. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 40.111° East, 17.9302° North.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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