A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported south of Africa (0 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 27.7845 East, latitude -52.8613 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:17:51 / 12:17 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000dfry. Event ids that are associated: us6000dfry. Global time and date of event 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 00:17:51 / February 9, 2021 @ 12:17 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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