A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles). Exact location, longitude 63.2163° East, latitude -28.0389° South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007l0n. Id of event: us70007l0n. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 12:25:31 / 12:25 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 31/01/20 / 2020-01-31 08:25:31 / January 31, 2020 @ 8:25 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every 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. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: Southwest Indian Ridge.
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