A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Nsanje in Malawi on Monday. Global time and date of event 27/01/20 / 2020-01-27 01:45:29 / January 27, 2020 @ 1:45 am UTC/GMT. 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. Event id: us60007gut. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007gut. Exact location, longitude 35.5937° East, latitude -17.3048° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 03:45:29 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nsanje (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Malawi (c. 15 448 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Nsanje (c. 21 800 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 55 km SE of Nsanje, Malawi. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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