A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 1453 km NE of Port-aux-Français, French Southern Territories (903 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 85.5455° East, -41.8407° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:49:14 / 6:49 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/06/20 / 2020-06-01 18:49:14 / June 1, 2020 @ 6:49 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000a8e6. Event ids that are associated: us6000a8e6.
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 nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 1453 km NE of Port-aux-Français, French Southern Territories.
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