A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Southwest of Africa (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 11.8389 East, latitude -52.9567 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us60006t82. Event ids that are associated: us60006t82. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:45:08 / 5:45 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/12/19 / 2019-12-09 16:45:08 / December 9, 2019 @ 4:45 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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