A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). Event id: us2000bu1h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bu1h. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 69.6389° East, -22.4693° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:04:40 / 2:04 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/11/17 / 2017-11-16 21:04:40 / November 16, 2017 @ 9:04 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Mid-Indian Ridge. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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