A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Beirut in Lebanon on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b9bx. Id of event: us6000b9bx. Exact location, longitude 35.519° East, latitude 33.901° North, depth = 0 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Global time and date of event 04/08/20 / 2020-08-04 15:08:18 / August 4, 2020 @ 3:08 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 15:08:18 / 3:08 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was At Tall, Qiryat Shemona, Tyre. Earthquake epicenter was 3 km (2 miles) from Beirut (c. 1 916 100 pop), 3 km (2 miles) from Ra’s Bayrūt (c. 1 251 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Tripoli (c. 229 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Sidon (c. 163 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tyre (c. 135 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Lebanon (c. 4 125 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 1 km ENE of Beirut, Lebanon. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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