A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 129 km W of Moijabana, Botswana (80 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 25.1693 East, latitude -22.5783 South, depth = 16.15 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/04/17 / 2017-04-03 18:11:26 / April 3, 2017 @ 6:11 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:11:26 / 8:11 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008fjd. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008fjd. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.15 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 129 km W of Moijabana, Botswana. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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