A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, South Indian Ocean (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 01/02/20 / 2020-02-01 05:50:50 / February 1, 2020 @ 5:50 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 86.5217 East, latitude -24.8031 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 11:50:50 / 11:50 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70007mk6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007mk6.
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 have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: South Indian Ocean.
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