A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles) on Monday. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:22:12 / 10:22 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70005rkt. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005rkt. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 123.7652° East, -48.863° South. 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: 07/10/19 / 2019-10-07 14:22:12 / October 7, 2019 @ 2:22 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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