A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Indian Ocean Triple Junction (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 67.6537 East, latitude -26.5256 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000h7hh. Unique identifier: us1000h7hh. Global time and date of event 29/09/18 / 2018-09-29 12:38:38 / September 29, 2018 @ 12:38 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 17:38:38 / 5:38 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 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 eleven, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: Indian Ocean Triple Junction.
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