A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 120 km SSE of Birzebbuga, Malta (75 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:03:39 / 6:03 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70009ff2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009ff2. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/05/20 / 2020-05-13 17:03:39 / May 13, 2020 @ 5:03 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 15.0042° East, latitude 34.8102° North, depth = 10 km.
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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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