A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 12/09/16 / 2016-09-12 03:30:16 / September 12, 2016 @ 3:30 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10006quv. Event ids that are associated: us10006quv. Exact location of event, longitude 60.8365 East, latitude -29.2854 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 07:30:16 / 7:30 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: Southwest Indian Ridge.
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