A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 165 km SW of Al Qunfidhah, Saudi Arabia (103 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000jbhn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jbhn. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:24:02 / 12:24 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/03/19 / 2019-03-06 21:24:02 / March 6, 2019 @ 9:24 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 40.1442 East, latitude 17.921 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 three 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 earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 165 km SW of Al Qunfidhah, Saudi Arabia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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