A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes South of Africa (0 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 25.5928° East, -53.1673° South, depth 13.07 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.07 km (8 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:54:01 / 2:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/04/17 / 2017-04-10 12:54:01 / April 10, 2017 @ 12:54 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us10008gex. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008gex.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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