A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.9502 East, latitude -49.4172 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 12:01:16 / 12:01 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/12/19 / 2019-12-06 04:01:16 / December 6, 2019 @ 4:01 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006mtl. Id of event: us60006mtl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge.
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