A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Southwest of Africa (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a0w7. Unique identifier: us2000a0w7. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 18.1393 East, latitude -52.7195 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/07/17 / 2017-07-20 18:50:17 / July 20, 2017 @ 6:50 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:50:17 / 7:50 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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