A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 298 km NE of Tamrida, Yemen (185 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 55.7296° East, 14.7789° North, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 15/02/18 / 2018-02-15 06:45:48 / February 15, 2018 @ 6:45 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:45:48 / 10:45 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000d700. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000d700.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 298 km NE of Tamrida, Yemen.
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