A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Halwan in Egypt. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 31.6207° East, 29.974° North. Event id: us1000dbcz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dbcz. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:44:28 / 9:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/03/18 / 2018-03-30 07:44:28 / March 30, 2018 @ 7:44 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, Egypt (c. 80 472 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Al Wāsiţah, Quwaysinā, Ain Sukhna (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Cairo (c. 7 734 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Al Jīzah (c. 2 443 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Zagazig (c. 285 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from (c. 230 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Banhā (c. 167 000 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 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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