A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 68.0306° East, -20.8647° South, depth 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:07:12 / 8:07 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000hgpp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hgpp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/09/18 / 2018-09-09 03:07:12 / September 9, 2018 @ 3:07 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every 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. 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 have been detected in the same area.
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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: Mid-Indian Ridge.
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