A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Southwest of Africa (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jkcp. Id of event: us1000jkcp. The temblor was reported at 01:48:44 / 1:48 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 12.5674° East, -52.6249° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/03/19 / 2019-03-16 00:48:44 / March 16, 2019 @ 12:48 am.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 have been detected nearby.
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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. 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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