A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Carlsberg Ridge (0 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:55:28 / 11:55 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 67.6113 East, latitude -0.8612 South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us2000a0v9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a0v9. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/07/17 / 2017-07-20 06:55:28 / July 20, 2017 @ 6:55 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: Carlsberg Ridge.
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