A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.9143 East, latitude -49.0989 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 12:36:52 / 12:36 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c7ix. Id of event: us7000c7ix. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 12:36:52 / October 24, 2020 @ 12:36 pm.
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 has struck near. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: western Indian-Antarctic Ridge. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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