A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/12/19 / 2019-12-06 01:45:43 / December 6, 2019 @ 1:45 am. The temblor was detected at 09:45:43 / 9:45 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 120.664° East, -49.3214° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006ms5. Id of event: us60006ms5.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
Did you feel it?
How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge.
Copyright © 2019 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.