A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes South Indian Ocean (0 miles) on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/04/20 / 2020-04-12 17:45:20 / April 12, 2020 @ 5:45 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:45:20 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70008ym7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008ym7. Exact location of earthquake, 89.1037° East, -33.0285° South, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: South Indian Ocean.
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