A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Southwest of Africa (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/12/19 / 2019-12-09 16:33:35 / December 9, 2019 @ 4:33 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 11.6687 East, latitude -52.8614 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us60006t80. Event ids that are associated: us60006t80. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:33:35 / 5:33 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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