A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:56:53 / 7:56 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000bgg9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bgg9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 69.3668 East, latitude -23.7533 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/08/20 / 2020-08-27 19:56:53 / August 27, 2020 @ 7:56 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: Mid-Indian Ridge.
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