A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported South Indian Ocean (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 08:19:59 / November 19, 2017 @ 8:19 am. The temblor was picked up at 12:19:59 / 12:19 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000brat. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000brat. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 58.0181° East, latitude -34.0142° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. 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: South Indian Ocean.
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