A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c0lz. Unique identifier: us6000c0lz. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 78.0811 East, latitude -37.6476 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 09:38:20 / 9:38 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/09/20 / 2020-09-20 09:38:20 / September 20, 2020 @ 9:38 am UTC/GMT.
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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: Mid-Indian Ridge.
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