A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Sharm ash Shaykh in Egypt. Id of earthquake: us70006dpe. Event ids that are associated: us70006dpe. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/11/19 / 2019-11-19 23:04:29 / November 19, 2019 @ 11:04 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 34.5761 East, latitude 27.6257 North, depth = 10 km. 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) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 01:04:29 / 1:04 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Gouna, Hurghada, Sharm el-Sheikh. Epicenter of the event was 86 km (53 miles) from Hurghada (c. 95 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from El Gouna (c. 15 000 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Sharm el-Sheikh (c. 12 000 pop). Close country/countries, Egypt (c. 80 472 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 36 km SE of Sharm ash Shaykh, Egypt. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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