A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 282 km E of Ile Rodrigues, Mauritius (175 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:06:21 / 11:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 66.1049° East, -19.9181° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000i3kp. Unique identifier: us1000i3kp. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/12/18 / 2018-12-01 19:06:21 / December 1, 2018 @ 7:06 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 282 km E of Ile Rodrigues, Mauritius.
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