A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Lambaréné in Gabon. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:16:00 / 3:16 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/03/21 / 2021-03-07 03:16:00 / March 7, 2021 @ 3:16 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000dgqg. Event ids that are associated: us7000dgqg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 10.0649 East, latitude -1.1444 South, depth = 10 km.
Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Lambaréné (c. 20 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Fougamou (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fougamou, Lambaréné. Close country/countries that might be effected, Gabon (c. 1 545 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 52 km SSW of Lambaréné, Gabon. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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