A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 269 km NE of Hadibu, Yemen (167 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 55.7717° East, latitude 14.3745° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bfb0. Id of event: us7000bfb0. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:42:47 / 3:42 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/08/20 / 2020-08-25 15:42:47 / August 25, 2020 @ 3:42 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 269 km NE of Hadibu, Yemen.
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