A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Bcharre in Lebanon on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003eac. Id of event: us70003eac. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/04/19 / 2019-04-29 12:07:27 / April 29, 2019 @ 12:07 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 36.1632 East, latitude 34.1897 North, depth = 10 km. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:07:27 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tartouss, Dārayyā, Homs. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Lebanon (c. 4 125 000 pop), Syria (c. 22 198 000 pop). Event epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Beirut (c. 1 916 100 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Damascus (c. 1 569 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Ra’s Bayrūt (c. 1 251 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Homs (c. 775 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Tripoli (c. 229 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Douma (c. 111 900 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 15 km ESE of Bcharre, Lebanon.
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