A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, south of Africa (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/01/21 / 2021-01-02 11:57:41 / January 2, 2021 @ 11:57 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 20.4829 East, latitude -52.7006 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 11:57:41 / 11:57 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d7se. Unique identifier: us6000d7se.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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