A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes South of Africa (0 miles) on Sunday. Global time and date of event 09/02/20 / 2020-02-09 07:05:40 / February 9, 2020 @ 7:05 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 27.5379 East, latitude -52.8326 South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us70007lyh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007lyh. The temblor was reported at 09:05:40 / 9:05 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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