A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported South Indian Ocean (0 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:37:56 / 2:37 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 83.1769 East, latitude -6.9527 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us100073q0. Ids that are associated to the event: us100073q0. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/10/16 / 2016-10-28 08:37:56 / October 28, 2016 @ 8:37 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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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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: South Indian Ocean.
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