A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:05:13 / 1:05 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20004yl9. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004yl9. Exact location of earthquake, 69.3151° East, -22.9784° South, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 07/02/16 / 2016-02-07 20:05:13 / February 7, 2016 @ 8:05 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Mid-Indian Ridge.
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