A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Southwest of Africa (0 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:46:53 / 3:46 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 05/05/20 / 2020-05-05 14:46:53 / May 5, 2020 @ 2:46 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 14.957° East, -52.2094° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009esk. Id of event: us70009esk.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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