A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:26:47 / 3:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 121.3615° East, -49.033° South, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003h7f. Unique identifier: us70003h7f. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/05/19 / 2019-05-06 03:26:47 / May 6, 2019 @ 3:26 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 six 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. 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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