A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:07:19 / 11:07 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000ab02. Event ids that are associated: us2000ab02. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 74.0268° East, -28.8428° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/08/17 / 2017-08-18 18:07:19 / August 18, 2017 @ 6:07 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 occurred nearby.
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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. 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: Mid-Indian Ridge.
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