A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Southwest of Africa (0 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:00:50 / 1:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 17.9522 East, latitude -52.4406 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/12/18 / 2018-12-03 00:00:50 / December 3, 2018 @ 12:00 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us1000i499. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000i499. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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