A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Tondon in Guinea. The epicenter was at a depth of 14.42 km (9 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000de5b. Id of event: us6000de5b. Exact location of event, longitude -12.9948 West, latitude 10.4069 North, depth = 14.42 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 09:55:07 / 9:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 09:55:07 / February 3, 2021 @ 9:55 am.
Event epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Kindia (c. 117 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Coyah (c. 77 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Fria (c. 44 400 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Mamou (c. 41 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Télimélé (c. 30 300 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Pita (c. 20 100 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Tondon (c. 12 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pita, Mamou, Dubréka. Country/countries that might be effected, Guinea (c. 10 324 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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