A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 58.0599 East, latitude -31.623 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/07/18 / 2018-07-11 20:18:21 / July 11, 2018 @ 8:18 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000g7gb. Event ids that are associated: us2000g7gb. The temblor was detected at 00:18:21 / 12:18 am (local time epicenter). 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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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