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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, Southwest Indian Ridge



Earthquake location -28.2362S, 62.3872WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007ece. Unique identifier: us10007ece. Exact location of earthquake, 62.3872° East, -28.2362° South, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 25/11/16 / 2016-11-25 07:48:10 / November 25, 2016 @ 7:48 am UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:48:10 / 11:48 am (local time epicenter).

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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 62.3872° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -28.2362° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Southwest Indian Ridge Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-25 07:48:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-24 09:31:07 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 326 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 15.483 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 85 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10007ece Id of event.
Event Code 10007ece An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007ece, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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