A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 287 km NE of Tamrida, Yemen (178 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/05/19 / 2019-05-02 21:31:20 / May 2, 2019 @ 9:31 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003fzr. Id of event: us70003fzr. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:31:20 / 1:31 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 55.8915° East, 14.5124° North, depth 10 km.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 287 km NE of Tamrida, Yemen. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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