A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes Indian Ocean Triple Junction (0 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/10/18 / 2018-10-18 22:53:19 / October 18, 2018 @ 10:53 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 03:53:19 / 3:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 67.6126° East, -26.6961° South, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us1000he6f. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000he6f. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: Indian Ocean Triple Junction.
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