A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006p5v. Unique identifier: us10006p5v. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/09/16 / 2016-09-12 22:52:35 / September 12, 2016 @ 10:52 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 60.7987 East, latitude -29.2279 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:52:35 / 2:52 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Southwest Indian Ridge. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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