A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Southwest of Africa (0 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:01:52 / 10:01 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/12/19 / 2019-12-09 21:01:52 / December 9, 2019 @ 9:01 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 11.7969° East, -53.1827° South. Event id: us60006ppk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006ppk. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, 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 have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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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