A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) strikes Southwest of Africa (0 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us60006pbw. Event ids that are associated: us60006pbw. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 11.4177 East, latitude -52.8487 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 09/12/19 / 2019-12-09 17:59:47 / December 9, 2019 @ 5:59 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:59:47 / 6:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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