A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Southwest of Africa (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 11.6289° East, -53.0992° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/12/19 / 2019-12-09 17:35:27 / December 9, 2019 @ 5:35 pm. The temblor was detected at 18:35:27 / 6:35 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us60006t85. Unique identifier: us60006t85.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Southwest of Africa. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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