A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Southwest of Africa (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 12.6781° East, -53.1774° South, depth 10 km. Event id: us60006t8g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006t8g. Global time and date of event 09/12/19 / 2019-12-09 23:23:56 / December 9, 2019 @ 11:23 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:23:56 / 12:23 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Southwest of Africa.
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