A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008wmy. Unique identifier: us10008wmy. Exact location, longitude 117.9537° East, latitude -49.7852° South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 24/05/17 / 2017-05-24 00:13:23 / May 24, 2017 @ 12:13 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 08:13:23 / 8:13 am (local time epicenter).
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 has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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