A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 151 km S of Ahwar, Yemen (94 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude 46.4898° East, latitude 12.1658° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:59:47 / 2:59 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000e0rj. Unique identifier: us2000e0rj. Global time and date of event 15/04/18 / 2018-04-15 23:59:47 / April 15, 2018 @ 11:59 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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