A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported South Indian Ocean (0 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us70004b7u. Event ids that are associated: us70004b7u. Exact location of earthquake, 82.3075° East, -2.0051° South, depth 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:24:55 / 5:24 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/06/19 / 2019-06-27 00:24:55 / June 27, 2019 @ 12:24 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: South Indian Ocean. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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