A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 1650 km SE of East London, South Africa (1025 miles). The 5.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:53:22 / 2:53 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 12/06/20 / 2020-06-12 02:53:22 / June 12, 2020 @ 2:53 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 41.8417° East, latitude -43.0528° South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us6000aadz. Event ids that are associated: us6000aadz.
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 have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 1650 km SE of East London, South Africa.
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