A 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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