A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 79 km SSE of Haswayn, Yemen (49 miles) on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 20:48:28 / 8:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 52.359 East, latitude 14.9179 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 27/09/19 / 2019-09-27 17:48:28 / September 27, 2019 @ 5:48 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us70005mr0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005mr0. 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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