A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000g91i. Event ids that are associated: us1000g91i. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:15:34 / 2:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 115.5878° East, latitude -50.0812° South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/08/18 / 2018-08-09 18:15:34 / August 9, 2018 @ 6:15 pm.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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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