A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from `Atlit in Israel. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/02/20 / 2020-02-06 04:53:51 / February 6, 2020 @ 4:53 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 34.6699 East, latitude 32.739 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:53:51 / 6:53 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70007jnl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007jnl.
Nearby country/countries, Israel (c. 7 354 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Banī Zayd ash Shārqīyah, Bayt Fūrīk, Baytā al Fawqā (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 31 km (19 miles) from Haifa (c. 267 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tel Aviv (c. 250 000 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from (c. 220 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from (c. 200 000 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Netanya (c. 171 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from (c. 165 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 25 km WNW of `Atlit, Israel. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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