A earthquake magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) strikes south of Africa (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/09/20 / 2020-09-26 17:10:22 / September 26, 2020 @ 5:10 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000c1np. Event ids that are associated: us6000c1np. Exact location of earthquake, 31.6744° East, -48.0635° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 6.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:10:22 / 5:10 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. There are an estimated 135 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 have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: south of Africa.
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