A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Sidon in Lebanon on Saturday. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:42:51 / 7:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27.7 km (17 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000i6lt. Event ids that are associated: us2000i6lt. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/11/18 / 2018-11-03 17:42:51 / November 3, 2018 @ 5:42 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 34.9288 East, latitude 33.6755 North, depth = 27.7 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Lebanon (c. 4 125 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (36 miles) from Beirut (c. 1 916 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Ra’s Bayrūt (c. 1 251 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Sidon (c. 163 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Tyre (c. 135 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Nabatîyé et Tahta (c. 120 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Habboûch (c. 98 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Buqei‘a, Judeida Makr, ‘Akko (min 5000 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 three 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 42 km WNW of Sidon, Lebanon. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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