A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 114.9013° East, -50.7003° South, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10005i82. Unique identifier: us10005i82. Global time and date of event 09/05/16 / 2016-05-09 23:04:37 / May 9, 2016 @ 11:04 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 07:04:37 / 7:04 am (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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge.
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