A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 266 km E of Inhambane, Mozambique (165 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 04/02/18 / 2018-02-04 12:08:51 / February 4, 2018 @ 12:08 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000d268. Event ids that are associated: us2000d268. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 37.9983° East, -23.7182° South, depth 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:08:51 / 3:08 pm (local time epicenter).
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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 266 km E of Inhambane, Mozambique.
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