A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Southeast Indian Ridge (0 miles). 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 15.29 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 12:43:02 / April 2, 2016 @ 12:43 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20005gdj. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005gdj. Exact location of earthquake, 84.4456° East, -42.0542° South, depth 15.29 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:43:02 / 6:43 pm (local time epicenter).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: Southeast Indian Ridge.
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