A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 280 km NW of Safi, Morocco (174 miles) on Monday. The temblor was reported at 03:37:35 / 3:37 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/08/19 / 2019-08-05 04:37:35 / August 5, 2019 @ 4:37 am. Id of earthquake: us600054m1. Event ids that are associated: us600054m1. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -11.486 West, latitude 33.9825 North, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 280 km NW of Safi, Morocco.
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