A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Al Quţayfah in Syria on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/11/20 / 2020-11-26 22:08:24 / November 26, 2020 @ 10:08 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:08:24 / 10:08 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000ck5y. Event ids that are associated: us7000ck5y. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 36.7264 East, latitude 33.556 North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Damascus (c. 1 569 400 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Douma (c. 111 900 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Zahlé (c. 78 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Dārayyā (c. 71 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from At Tall (c. 55 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from An Nabk (c. 49 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Al Qaryatayn, Jāsim, Izra‘ (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Lebanon (c. 4 125 000 pop), Syria (c. 22 198 000 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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