A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported South Indian Ocean (0 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us10003q9e. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003q9e. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 79.1942 East, latitude -27.4932 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:39:44 / 8:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/10/15 / 2015-10-14 15:39:44 / October 14, 2015 @ 3:39 pm. 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).
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. 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: South Indian Ocean. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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