A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Mek’ele in Ethiopia on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d8jy. Unique identifier: us1000d8jy. Exact location, longitude 39.9417° East, latitude 13.4563° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 13:27:32 / 1:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/03/18 / 2018-03-24 10:27:32 / March 24, 2018 @ 10:27 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ādīgrat, Maych’ew, Mekele (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Ethiopia (c. 88 013 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 51 km (31 miles) from Mekele (c. 215 500 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Ādīgrat (c. 65 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Maych’ew (c. 27 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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