A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bl1j. Unique identifier: us7000bl1j. Exact location of event, longitude 52.3717 East, latitude -36.8164 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:21:08 / 1:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/09/20 / 2020-09-05 13:21:08 / September 5, 2020 @ 1:21 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: Southwest Indian Ridge.
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