A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, southwest of Africa (0 miles). Global time and date of event 10/09/20 / 2020-09-10 16:09:20 / September 10, 2020 @ 4:09 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 10.0374 East, latitude -52.8621 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us7000bnk1. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bnk1. The temblor was reported at 16:09:20 / 4:09 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: southwest of Africa. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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