A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Southwest of Africa (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 17.7596° East, latitude -52.4809° South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us1000jahx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jahx. Global time and date of event 22/02/19 / 2019-02-22 20:29:55 / February 22, 2019 @ 8:29 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 21:29:55 / 9:29 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Southwest of Africa.
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