A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000at41. Event ids that are associated: us2000at41. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 69.6259 East, latitude -23.9788 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 05:44:34 / 5:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/09/17 / 2017-09-16 00:44:34 / September 16, 2017 @ 12:44 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: Mid-Indian Ridge.
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