A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, South of Africa (0 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:49:21 / 1:49 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20009xi1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009xi1. Exact location of event, longitude 25.6912 East, latitude -53.5598 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 12/07/17 / 2017-07-12 23:49:21 / July 12, 2017 @ 11:49 pm UTC/GMT.
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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