A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Al Metlaoui in Tunisia. Global time and date of event 10/06/19 / 2019-06-10 16:04:41 / June 10, 2019 @ 4:04 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 8.3873° East, 34.348° North. The temblor was detected at 17:04:41 / 5:04 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us600040ss. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600040ss. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Algeria (c. 34 586 000 pop), Tunisia (c. 10 589 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Gafsa (c. 81 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Bir el Ater (c. 68 700 pop), 3 km (2 miles) from Al Metlaoui (c. 41 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Tozeur (c. 34 900 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Ar Rudayyif (c. 30 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Nefta (c. 21 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kebili, As Sanad, Nefta (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km NNW of Al Metlaoui, Tunisia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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