A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, South of Africa (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005bug. Id of event: us10005bug. Exact location of event, longitude 25.8758 East, latitude -52.6232 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 04:04:03 / 4:04 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/04/16 / 2016-04-27 02:04:03 / April 27, 2016 @ 2:04 am.
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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