A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Ethiopia kilometers (0 miles) from Ethiopia. Event id: us60007ld4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007ld4. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 39.8762 East, latitude 10.5658 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:19:59 / 3:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/01/20 / 2020-01-20 03:19:59 / January 20, 2020 @ 3:19 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gewanē, Debre Sīna, Batī (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Ethiopia (c. 88 013 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 68 km (43 miles) from Desē (c. 136 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Kombolcha (c. 93 600 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Kemisē (c. 23 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Batī (c. 19 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Abomsa (c. 15 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Gewanē (c. 11 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Debre Sīna (c. 9 400 pop).
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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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