A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007pjq. Id of event: us60007pjq. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 02:50:53 / 2:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 65.6777 East, latitude -11.8631 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/01/20 / 2020-01-24 22:50:53 / January 24, 2020 @ 10:50 pm UTC/GMT.
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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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