A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported southwest of Africa (0 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, 10.4329° East, -52.9774° South, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dkrc. Id of event: us6000dkrc. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:15:49 / 7:15 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly 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). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/02/21 / 2021-02-19 07:15:49 / February 19, 2021 @ 7:15 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: southwest of Africa.
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