A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, South of Africa (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30.06 km (19 miles). Id of earthquake: us200031a4. Event ids that are associated: us200031a4. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:46:44 / 3:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/07/15 / 2015-07-09 13:46:44 / July 9, 2015 @ 1:46 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 25.6164° East, latitude -52.9329° South, depth = 30.06 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: South of Africa. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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