A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Southeast Indian Ridge (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:32:46 / 6:32 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.31 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 84.7693 East, latitude -41.7934 South, depth = 9.31 km. Global time and date of event 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 12:32:46 / January 11, 2016 @ 12:32 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us10004ewz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004ewz. 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 two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Southeast Indian Ridge. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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