A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 169 km WNW of Farasan, Saudi Arabia (105 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/01/20 / 2020-01-27 13:58:54 / January 27, 2020 @ 1:58 pm 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. The temblor was reported at 16:58:54 / 4:58 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007k1s. Id of event: us70007k1s. Exact location, longitude 40.5713° East, latitude 17.0613° North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 169 km WNW of Farasan, Saudi Arabia.
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