A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:28:06 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/06/20 / 2020-06-21 00:28:06 / June 21, 2020 @ 12:28 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 125.1143° East, latitude -49.6538° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ac6j. Id of event: us7000ac6j.
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: western Indian-Antarctic Ridge.
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