A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 127.5679° East, -49.1609° South. Global time and date of event 10/12/18 / 2018-12-10 18:15:20 / December 10, 2018 @ 6:15 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:15:20 / 3:15 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000itmc. Id of event: us2000itmc.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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