A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Al Aḩmadī in Kuwait. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 11/11/20 / 2020-11-11 14:56:24 / November 11, 2020 @ 2:56 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 14:56:24 / 2:56 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000cdef. Event ids that are associated: us7000cdef. Exact location of event, longitude 47.7158 East, latitude 28.9439 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Al Khafjī, Az Zawr, As Sālimīyah. Epicenter of the earthquake was 39 km (24 miles) from (c. 637 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from (c. 164 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from As Sālimīyah (c. 147 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from (c. 139 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Al Farwānīyah (c. 86 500 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from (c. 68 300 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Kuwait City (c. 60 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Kuwait (c. 2 789 000 pop).
Every 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. 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 nearby.
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