A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us60008b1d. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008b1d. The temblor was detected at 19:24:26 / 7:24 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.9596 East, latitude -49.9942 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/03/20 / 2020-03-01 11:24:26 / March 1, 2020 @ 11:24 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge.
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