A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 179 km S of Beira, Mozambique (111 miles) on Monday. Id of earthquake: us6000dds5. Event ids that are associated: us6000dds5. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:51:53 / 11:51 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 34.8982 East, latitude -21.4664 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/02/21 / 2021-02-01 23:51:53 / February 1, 2021 @ 11:51 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 179 km S of Beira, Mozambique. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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