A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 167 km SSE of Chipinge, Zimbabwe (104 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 03:40:54 / July 26, 2020 @ 3:40 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000b48m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b48m. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 33.406° East, latitude -21.5063° South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:40:54 / 3:40 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 167 km SSE of Chipinge, Zimbabwe.
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