5.4 Magnitude Strikes South Of Africa

Earthquake location -52.5639S, 18.0448W

A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Southwest of Africa (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 18.0448° East, -52.5639° South, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 02/12/18 / 2018-12-02 23:13:53 / December 2, 2018 @ 11:13 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:13:53 / 12:13 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred 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). Unique identifier: us1000i0t9. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000i0t9.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2018/12/03/moderate-earthquake-5-4-mag-southwest-of-africa-2/

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