A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Tiberias in Israel. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000gb36. Id of event: us2000gb36. Global time and date of event 22/07/18 / 2018-07-22 06:41:25 / July 22, 2018 @ 6:41 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:41:25 / 8:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 35.5793 East, latitude 32.819 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries, Israel (c. 7 354 000 pop), Jordan (c. 6 407 000 pop), Lebanon (c. 4 125 000 pop), Palestinian Territory (c. 3 800 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ţūlkarm, Dhannābah, . Epicenter of the earthquake was 39 km (24 miles) from Irbid (c. 307 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Haifa (c. 267 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Tyre (c. 135 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Nablus (c. 130 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from ‘Ajlūn (c. 125 600 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor 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. 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: 5 km ENE of Tiberias, Israel.
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