A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/04/20 / 2020-04-25 05:52:27 / April 25, 2020 @ 5:52 am. Exact location, longitude 69.5172° East, latitude -23.4781° South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700097jx. Id of event: us700097jx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:52:27 / 10:52 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Mid-Indian Ridge. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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