A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 01:31:00 / 1:31 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005tef. Unique identifier: us70005tef. Exact location, longitude 80.6056° East, latitude -41.2256° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 02/10/19 / 2019-10-02 20:31:00 / October 2, 2019 @ 8:31 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Mid-Indian Ridge. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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