A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 182 km SW of Al Qunfidhah, Saudi Arabia (113 miles). Exact location, longitude 40.1177° East, latitude 17.7549° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:48:33 / 7:48 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/02/20 / 2020-02-07 04:48:33 / February 7, 2020 @ 4:48 am. Event id: us70007kp0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007kp0. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 182 km SW of Al Qunfidhah, Saudi Arabia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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