A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 193 km WNW of Sake, Democratic Republic of the Congo (120 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:18:28 / 10:18 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 18/04/19 / 2019-04-18 08:18:28 / April 18, 2019 @ 8:18 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us700038ew. Unique identifier: us700038ew. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 27.4907° East, -0.7808° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one 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.
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