A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Southwest of Africa (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008sg5. Unique identifier: us20008sg5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:04:59 / 1:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/03/17 / 2017-03-08 00:04:59 / March 8, 2017 @ 12:04 am. Exact location, longitude 19.5858° East, latitude -52.7996° South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Southwest of Africa.
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