A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 193 km N of Marsa Matruh, Egypt (120 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/04/20 / 2020-04-28 13:01:36 / April 28, 2020 @ 1:01 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 27.5506° East, 33.0748° North. The temblor was reported at 15:01:36 / 3:01 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us700099z3. Event ids that are associated: us700099z3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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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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: 193 km N of Marsa Matruh, Egypt.
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