A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported South of Africa (0 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20008j0a. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008j0a. The temblor was detected at 15:23:57 / 3:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/01/17 / 2017-01-29 13:23:57 / January 29, 2017 @ 1:23 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 26.2692° East, -52.5107° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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