A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes South of Africa (0 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/10/17 / 2017-10-10 22:07:52 / October 10, 2017 @ 10:07 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000apxe. Id of event: us1000apxe. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 31.6796° East, -48.215° South. The temblor was picked up at 00:07:52 / 12:07 am (local time epicenter).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: South of Africa. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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