A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Darnah in Libya. Event id: us6000c89i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c89i. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/10/20 / 2020-10-09 12:36:01 / October 9, 2020 @ 12:36 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 12:36:01 / 12:36 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 22.8563° East, latitude 33.5232° North, depth = 10 km.
Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Darnah (c. 78 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Darnah (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Libya (c. 6 461 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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 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: 86 km NNE of Darnah, Libya.
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