A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Lahad Datu in Malaysia. Exact location of earthquake, 118.6333° East, 4.9074° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:04:23 / 4:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/04/20 / 2020-04-14 20:04:23 / April 14, 2020 @ 8:04 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us70009139. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009139.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sitangkai, Semporna, Lahad Datu (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 36 km (23 miles) from Lahad Datu (c. 105 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Semporna (c. 62 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Sitangkai (c. 17 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Malaysia (c. 28 275 000 pop), Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel the quake?
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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 36 km ESE of Lahad Datu, Malaysia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.