A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 138 km W of Moijabana, Botswana (86 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 14:12:41 / 2:12 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000azub. Event ids that are associated: us1000azub. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 25.0895 East, latitude -22.6394 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/11/17 / 2017-11-01 12:12:41 / November 1, 2017 @ 12:12 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 138 km W of Moijabana, Botswana.
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