A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, south of Africa (0 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:20:55 / 12:20 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 25.622° East, -52.9532° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c9en. Unique identifier: us6000c9en. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 12:20:55 / October 19, 2020 @ 12:20 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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