A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 157 km NNW of Bereeda, Somalia (98 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70004kit. Unique identifier: us70004kit. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:09:28 / 2:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 50.5349 East, latitude 13.1973 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/07/19 / 2019-07-15 11:09:28 / July 15, 2019 @ 11:09 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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