A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 230 km ENE of Ile Rodrigues, Mauritius (143 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude 65.5244° East, latitude -19.1168° South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005asn. Unique identifier: us20005asn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 16:44:51 / 4:44 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/03/16 / 2016-03-16 12:44:51 / March 16, 2016 @ 12:44 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. 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.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 230 km ENE of Ile Rodrigues, Mauritius. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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