A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes South of Africa (0 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 28.2025° East, latitude -52.5675° South, depth = 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:42:26 / 12:42 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70005tgy. Event ids that are associated: us70005tgy. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 04/10/19 / 2019-10-04 22:42:26 / October 4, 2019 @ 10:42 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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