A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 113 km SSE of Birzebbuga, Malta (70 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 03:07:45 / May 10, 2020 @ 3:07 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 14.9688 East, latitude 34.8731 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 04:07:45 / 4:07 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009gtn. Id of event: us70009gtn.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 113 km SSE of Birzebbuga, Malta.
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