A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 116.2166 East, latitude -49.161 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/06/19 / 2019-06-26 22:15:54 / June 26, 2019 @ 10:15 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004b6t. Id of event: us70004b6t. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:15:54 / 6:15 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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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