A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Loyada in Djibouti on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 31/08/20 / 2020-08-31 21:39:23 / August 31, 2020 @ 9:39 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 43.8683 East, latitude 11.5758 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us7000bfhf. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bfhf. The temblor was picked up at 21:39:23 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Djibouti, Obock (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Djibouti (c. 623 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Obock (c. 17 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Djibouti (c. 741 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
Did you feel the quake?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 68 km E of Loyada, Djibouti.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.