A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, South of Africa (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008m5k. Unique identifier: us10008m5k. Exact location of event, longitude 27.5226 East, latitude -52.9009 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:15:22 / 7:15 am (local time epicenter). 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: 30/04/17 / 2017-04-30 05:15:22 / April 30, 2017 @ 5:15 am.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: South of Africa. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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