A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006zny. Unique identifier: us70006zny. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:53:13 / 8:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 130.7654° East, -50.3903° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/12/19 / 2019-12-29 23:53:13 / December 29, 2019 @ 11:53 pm.
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 five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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.
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