A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported South Indian Ocean (0 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 17:03:15 / 5:03 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100072mu. Id of event: us100072mu. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 89.5786° East, -11.9787° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/10/16 / 2016-10-23 11:03:15 / October 23, 2016 @ 11:03 am. 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one 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. 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: South Indian Ocean.
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