A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:55:10 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 140.4948° East, latitude -51.951° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000angc. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000angc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/09/17 / 2017-09-15 15:55:10 / September 15, 2017 @ 3:55 pm UTC/GMT.
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 have been detected 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 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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