A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cnxq. Id of event: us7000cnxq. 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: 07/12/20 / 2020-12-07 20:24:24 / December 7, 2020 @ 8:24 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 126.1107 East, latitude -49.6519 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 20:24:24 / 8:24 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: western Indian-Antarctic Ridge.
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