A earthquake with magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 139.4469° East, -50.5751° South, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us10004ant. Event ids that are associated: us10004ant. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 01/01/16 / 2016-01-01 02:00:39 / January 1, 2016 @ 2:00 am UTC/GMT. The 6.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:00:39 / 11:00 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 135 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge.
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