A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006rg6. Id of event: us60006rg6. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:28:18 / 2:28 pm (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, 69.3492° East, -22.8651° South, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/12/19 / 2019-12-14 09:28:18 / December 14, 2019 @ 9:28 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light 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 one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: Mid-Indian Ridge.
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