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Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: 1.2 km west of Djibouti Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 4:14 am (GMT +3) -

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Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: 1.2 km west of Djibouti Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 4:14 am (GMT +3) Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: 1.2 km west of Djibouti Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 4:14 am (GMT +3)
14 May 01:25 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 11 minutes.
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Date & time: May 14, 2022 01:14:34 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 4:14 am (GMT +3)
Magnitude: 3.4?
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.59264°N / 43.13448°E (Gulf of Aden, Djibouti Region, Djibouti)
Antipode: 11.593°S / 136.866°W
Nearest volcano: Ardoukôba (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) WNW of Djibouti (pop: 623,900) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NNE of Chabelley (Ali Sabieh) (pop: 720) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NE of Goubétto (Ali Sabieh) (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) NE of Holhol (Ali Sabieh) (pop: 3,520) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) NE of Ali Sabih (Ali Sabieh) (pop: 55,000) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) NE of Dikhil (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) SSE of Assab (Southern Red Sea, Eritrea) (pop: 21,300) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) E of Assayita (Āfar, Ethiopia) (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) N of Baki (Awdal, Somalia) (pop: 20,000) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) SW of Laḩij (Lahij, Yemen) (pop: 23,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 30.6°C (87 F), humidity: 59%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from E
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Djibouti city, Heron (2.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s : It started with a very low rhythmic rumble that intensified for about 3 seconds and then ended with a heavy shake of everything. I've experienced earthquakes before, and in my very uneducated & highly limited experience the final shake felt anywhere betwe  
Djibouti (7.2 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s : The couch was shaking for few seconds 2-3 seconds  
D (3 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : Woke me up from sleeping but that’s about it.  
Maskali (13.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Djibouti (0.4 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I was sleeping and suddenly felt it movement. My window was knocking.  
Djibouti (3 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Bed shook strongly  
Djibouti (1.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s : Sleeping,WE wake up  
Djibouti / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Djibouti, le Héron / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating : Tremblement du sol. Vibrement du lit (réveil) et des portes de l'armoire.  
Djibouti City / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Yes I felt it at around 04:15 local time (GMT + 3 hrs)  
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