A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). Event id: us70003krl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003krl. The temblor was picked up at 08:23:45 / 8:23 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/05/19 / 2019-05-13 23:23:45 / May 13, 2019 @ 11:23 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 139.298° East, latitude -51.5688° South, depth = 10 km.
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 four and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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: Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge.
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