A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 14/07/20 / 2020-07-14 14:36:24 / July 14, 2020 @ 2:36 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ashf. Unique identifier: us7000ashf. Exact location, longitude 122.554° East, latitude -49.9265° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:36:24 / 2:36 pm (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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