A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 177 km S of Beira, Mozambique (110 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:06:02 / 1:06 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 34.8511 East, latitude -21.4454 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/02/21 / 2021-02-02 01:06:02 / February 2, 2021 @ 1:06 am. Id of earthquake: us6000ddse. Event ids that are associated: us6000ddse.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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