A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 168 km SW of Al Qunfidhah, Saudi Arabia (104 miles) on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007q4f. Id of event: us70007q4f. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 40.1719° East, 17.8711° North. The epicenter was 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). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/02/20 / 2020-02-07 15:56:04 / February 7, 2020 @ 3:56 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:56:04 / 6:56 pm (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 168 km SW of Al Qunfidhah, Saudi Arabia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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