A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Nkhata Bay in Malawi on Monday. Event id: us6000dfwg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dfwg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/02/21 / 2021-02-01 01:29:06 / February 1, 2021 @ 1:29 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:29:06 / 1:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 34.6238 East, latitude -11.7416 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Mzuzu (c. 175 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Tingi (c. 16 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Liuli (c. 13 100 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Nkhata Bay (c. 11 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Mbamba Bay (c. 9 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Malawi (c. 15 448 000 pop), Tanzania (c. 41 893 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Liuli, Mzuzu, Tingi.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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