A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/11/17 / 2017-11-12 15:15:59 / November 12, 2017 @ 3:15 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000bscn. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bscn. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:15:59 / 7:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 60.5462° East, -28.8724° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: Southwest Indian Ridge.
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