A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:57:28 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/03/17 / 2017-03-09 23:57:28 / March 9, 2017 @ 11:57 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 61.1201° East, -29.1235° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20008sqt. Event ids that are associated: us20008sqt.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: Southwest Indian Ridge.
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