A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 159 km NNW of Bereeda, Somalia (99 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/08/19 / 2019-08-15 06:24:31 / August 15, 2019 @ 6:24 am. Id of earthquake: us600055aj. Event ids that are associated: us600055aj. The temblor was reported at 09:24:31 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 50.3002° East, latitude 13.1077° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 159 km NNW of Bereeda, Somalia.
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