A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 260 km SSE of Amsterdam Island, France (162 miles). Unique identifier: us70008sih. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008sih. The temblor was detected at 07:46:42 / 7:46 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 78.353° East, -40.0908° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/04/20 / 2020-04-06 02:46:42 / April 6, 2020 @ 2:46 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 260 km SSE of Amsterdam Island, France. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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