A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, South Indian Ocean (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 89.1903 East, latitude -7.0783 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004g1l. Id of event: us10004g1l. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/01/16 / 2016-01-15 23:43:13 / January 15, 2016 @ 11:43 pm. The temblor was reported at 05:43:13 / 5:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. 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: South Indian Ocean.
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