A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Sunday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:18:29 / 2:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 52.2621 East, latitude -36.0696 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/07/17 / 2017-07-30 11:18:29 / July 30, 2017 @ 11:18 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000a44t. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a44t. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 struck near. 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. 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: Southwest Indian Ridge.
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