A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 60.9582 East, latitude -29.1859 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:35:46 / 11:35 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10006pv3. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006pv3. Global time and date of event 10/09/16 / 2016-09-10 19:35:46 / September 10, 2016 @ 7:35 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: Southwest Indian Ridge.
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