A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, South of Africa (0 miles). Unique identifier: us10007ede. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007ede. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/11/16 / 2016-11-26 00:44:19 / November 26, 2016 @ 12:44 am. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:44:19 / 2:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 29.088° East, -51.022° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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