A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Ibo in Mozambique on Sunday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:48:25 / 2:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 41.0405 East, latitude -11.8403 South, depth = 15.13 km. 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 15.13 km (9 miles). Global time and date of event 09/09/18 / 2018-09-09 11:48:25 / September 9, 2018 @ 11:48 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000hgq7. Event ids that are associated: us2000hgq7.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mocímboa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mozambique (c. 22 061 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Mocímboa (c. 27 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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