A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, southwest of Africa (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/09/19 / 2019-09-12 08:48:40 / September 12, 2019 @ 8:48 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70005fai. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005fai. Exact location of event, longitude 13.2521 East, latitude -52.5607 South, depth = 10 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:48:40 / 8:48 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: southwest of Africa. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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