A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Southwest of Africa (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us60008gk9. Unique identifier: us60008gk9. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 02:05:47 / 2:05 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/03/20 / 2020-03-11 01:05:47 / March 11, 2020 @ 1:05 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 12.9497° East, -52.4778° South, depth 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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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