A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.52 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 02:27:30 / 2:27 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10008fet. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008fet. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/04/17 / 2017-04-01 18:27:30 / April 1, 2017 @ 6:27 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.1628 East, latitude -50.477 South, depth = 16.52 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge.
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