A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Nacala in Mozambique on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 05:10:19 / 5:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/08/20 / 2020-08-11 05:10:19 / August 11, 2020 @ 5:10 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 40.832° East, -13.9712° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000bch0. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bch0.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mozambique (c. 22 061 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nacala (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Nacala (c. 224 800 pop).
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 has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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