A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Carlsberg Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:29:32 / 4:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/12/18 / 2018-12-31 00:29:32 / December 31, 2018 @ 12:29 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000izc4. Event ids that are associated: us2000izc4. Exact location, longitude 58.615° East, latitude 8.3286° North, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. 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: Carlsberg Ridge.
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