A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 148 km NW of Bereeda, Somalia (92 miles). Event id: us60007hcr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007hcr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 50.2718 East, latitude 12.9683 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/01/20 / 2020-01-14 17:11:29 / January 14, 2020 @ 5:11 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:11:29 / 8:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 148 km NW of Bereeda, Somalia.
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