A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes South of Africa (0 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us700097ke. Event ids that are associated: us700097ke. Exact location of event, longitude 27.3267 East, latitude -52.8204 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:46:25 / 2:46 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/04/20 / 2020-04-25 12:46:25 / April 25, 2020 @ 12:46 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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