A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 286 km ESE of Ilha de Mocambique, Mozambique (178 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/11/16 / 2016-11-27 16:13:54 / November 27, 2016 @ 4:13 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.45 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10007csa. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007csa. The temblor was picked up at 19:13:54 / 7:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 43.0231° East, -16.3747° South, depth 15.45 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 286 km ESE of Ilha de Mocambique, Mozambique. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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