A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Indian Ocean Triple Junction (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 67.614 East, latitude -26.5635 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:56:10 / 10:56 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000h3nn. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000h3nn. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 05:56:10 / September 28, 2018 @ 5:56 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: Indian Ocean Triple Junction.
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