A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 138 km SE of Zinjibar, Yemen (86 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us70003lhd. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003lhd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:11:00 / 3:11 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/05/19 / 2019-05-15 12:11:00 / May 15, 2019 @ 12:11 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 46.1801 East, latitude 12.1559 North, depth = 10 km.
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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 138 km SE of Zinjibar, Yemen.
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