A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Off the coast of South Africa (0 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:06:03 / 7:06 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 34.7303° East, -39.3081° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us20005g6a. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005g6a. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/04/16 / 2016-04-07 17:06:03 / April 7, 2016 @ 5:06 pm.
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 has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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