A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 121 km SE of Mocímboa, Mozambique (75 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000akt1. Event ids that are associated: us7000akt1. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 16:00:31 / July 4, 2020 @ 4:00 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:00:31 / 4:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 41.1729 East, latitude -12.0596 South, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 121 km SE of Mocímboa, Mozambique.
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