A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Southwest of Africa (0 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:21:15 / 12:21 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/04/18 / 2018-04-21 23:21:15 / April 21, 2018 @ 11:21 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000dsma. Unique identifier: us1000dsma. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 19.9664° East, -52.9322° South, depth 10 km.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Southwest of Africa. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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