A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes South of Africa (0 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude 30.6029° East, latitude -49.1605° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005dxb. Id of event: us20005dxb. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/03/16 / 2016-03-28 00:27:57 / March 28, 2016 @ 12:27 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:27:57 / 2:27 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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