A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Nuwaybi`a in Egypt on Sunday. Exact location, longitude 34.6683° East, latitude 29.0021° North, depth = 15.23 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/04/20 / 2020-04-05 05:04:06 / April 5, 2020 @ 5:04 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.23 km (9 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70008sgr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008sgr. The temblor was reported at 07:04:06 / 7:04 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eilat, Aqaba, Dhahab (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Aqaba (c. 95 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Eilat (c. 45 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Dhahab (c. 8 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Egypt (c. 80 472 000 pop), Israel (c. 7 354 000 pop), Jordan (c. 6 407 000 pop).
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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km S of Nuwaybi`a, Egypt. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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