A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles) on Sunday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:03:03 / 12:03 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000g33w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000g33w. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/07/18 / 2018-07-07 16:03:03 / July 7, 2018 @ 4:03 pm. Exact location, longitude 126.2929° East, latitude -49.5922° South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge.
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