A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/03/20 / 2020-03-14 21:39:09 / March 14, 2020 @ 9:39 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us60008hq1. Unique identifier: us60008hq1. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 52.4263° East, -36.2849° South. The temblor was detected at 00:39:09 / 12:39 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: Southwest Indian Ridge.
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