A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 159 km SW of Al Qunfidhah, Saudi Arabia (99 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude 40.2016° East, latitude 17.952° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/03/19 / 2019-03-06 21:33:46 / March 6, 2019 @ 9:33 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:33:46 / 12:33 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jbib. Unique identifier: us1000jbib.
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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 159 km SW of Al Qunfidhah, Saudi Arabia.
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