A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/08/18 / 2018-08-14 15:23:34 / August 14, 2018 @ 3:23 pm. Id of earthquake: us1000gbkx. Event ids that are associated: us1000gbkx. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 49.005° East, -38.1713° South. The temblor was detected at 18:23:34 / 6:23 pm (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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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