A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:26:13 / 1:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 56.372 East, latitude -33.2714 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bllg. Id of event: us2000bllg. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/11/17 / 2017-11-02 21:26:13 / November 2, 2017 @ 9:26 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: Southwest Indian Ridge.
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