A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported Egypt (0 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/02/21 / 2021-02-19 08:40:41 / February 19, 2021 @ 8:40 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 08:40:41 / 8:40 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 28.6783 East, latitude 23.0068 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dkrf. Id of event: us6000dkrf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Egypt.
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