A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Carlsberg Ridge (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/02/20 / 2020-02-05 13:42:45 / February 5, 2020 @ 1:42 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 18:42:45 / 6:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 68.4117 East, latitude -2.0889 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007pfp. Unique identifier: us70007pfp. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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: Carlsberg Ridge.
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