A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 67 km E of Ibo, Mozambique (42 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/11/18 / 2018-11-20 19:33:22 / November 20, 2018 @ 7:33 pm. Exact location, longitude 41.2243° East, latitude -12.3431° South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us1000hx46. Event ids that are associated: us1000hx46. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:33:22 / 10:33 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 67 km E of Ibo, Mozambique.
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