A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes South of Africa (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location, longitude 28.0334° East, latitude -52.5496° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:09:39 / 11:09 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/06/17 / 2017-06-04 09:09:39 / June 4, 2017 @ 9:09 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us20009lj7. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009lj7.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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