A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 155 km SSE of Sayhut, Yemen (96 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 23:57:03 / 11:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/08/18 / 2018-08-01 20:57:03 / August 1, 2018 @ 8:57 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 51.5973° East, 13.8506° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000g47e. Unique identifier: us1000g47e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 155 km SSE of Sayhut, Yemen. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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