A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles). Event id: us70007u8c. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007u8c. Exact location of event, longitude 57.7943 East, latitude -31.6852 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:36:11 / 8:36 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/02/20 / 2020-02-16 16:36:11 / February 16, 2020 @ 4:36 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nine 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Southwest Indian Ridge. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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