A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c6gr. Id of event: us6000c6gr. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 70.1098° East, -25.4528° South. The temblor was picked up at 11:12:49 / 11:12 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 11:12:49 / October 1, 2020 @ 11:12 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 five 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. 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: Mid-Indian Ridge.
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