A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, South Indian Ocean (0 miles). Exact location, longitude 85.2191° East, latitude -12.4022° South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us70005eup. Event ids that are associated: us70005eup. 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). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:49:10 / 2:49 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/09/19 / 2019-09-04 20:49:10 / September 4, 2019 @ 8:49 pm UTC/GMT.
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 has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: South Indian Ocean.
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