A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Saturday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:24:43 / 11:24 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007v7z. Id of event: us10007v7z. Exact location of earthquake, 66.8168° East, -10.7175° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/01/17 / 2017-01-07 07:24:43 / January 7, 2017 @ 7:24 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Mid-Indian Ridge. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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