A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:48:52 / 6:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 61.3019° East, -29.0466° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/10/16 / 2016-10-16 14:48:52 / October 16, 2016 @ 2:48 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007fv6. Id of event: us20007fv6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Every 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 fifteen and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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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