A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 09:43:58 / 9:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 60.9208 East, latitude -29.1488 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/09/16 / 2016-09-18 05:43:58 / September 18, 2016 @ 5:43 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10006qls. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006qls.
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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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