A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported South of Africa (0 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bn9p. Unique identifier: us2000bn9p. The temblor was detected at 21:49:06 / 9:49 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 25.381 East, latitude -52.7335 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/11/17 / 2017-11-04 19:49:06 / November 4, 2017 @ 7:49 pm UTC/GMT.
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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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