A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Southwest of Africa (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us70006s89. Event ids that are associated: us70006s89. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 19:24:41 / 7:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 11.2483° East, -52.8691° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/12/19 / 2019-12-29 18:24:41 / December 29, 2019 @ 6:24 pm UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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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