A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 154 km NW of Kilmia, Yemen (96 miles). Id of earthquake: us70003m41. Event ids that are associated: us70003m41. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/05/19 / 2019-05-08 09:09:25 / May 8, 2019 @ 9:09 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 51.3213 East, latitude 13.2607 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 12:09:25 / 12:09 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 154 km NW of Kilmia, Yemen. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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