A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, South of Africa (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:09:10 / 10:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/08/18 / 2018-08-20 20:09:10 / August 20, 2018 @ 8:09 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 31.1303° East, -49.2358° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gjh8. Id of event: us1000gjh8.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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