A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 162 km SSE of Chipinge, Zimbabwe (101 miles). The temblor was detected at 02:20:30 / 2:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 33.4184 East, latitude -21.4509 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/04/20 / 2020-04-10 00:20:30 / April 10, 2020 @ 12:20 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008swk. Id of event: us70008swk.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 162 km SSE of Chipinge, Zimbabwe.
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