A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 137 km SSW of Letlhakane, Botswana (85 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/07/17 / 2017-07-04 11:37:05 / July 4, 2017 @ 11:37 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 13:37:05 / 1:37 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us100096mw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100096mw. Exact location, longitude 25.0865° East, latitude -22.5695° South, depth = 10 km. 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. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 137 km SSW of Letlhakane, Botswana. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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