A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hgih. Unique identifier: us2000hgih. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 74.1846° East, -29.1143° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/09/18 / 2018-09-05 09:54:02 / September 5, 2018 @ 9:54 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 14:54:02 / 2:54 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: Mid-Indian Ridge.
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