A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Pemba in Mozambique. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008kzj. Unique identifier: us70008kzj. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:18:13 / 1:18 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/04/20 / 2020-04-01 22:18:13 / April 1, 2020 @ 10:18 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 41.0362 East, latitude -13.1369 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mozambique (c. 22 061 000 pop). Event epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Pemba (c. 108 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pemba.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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