A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/12/20 / 2020-12-06 04:18:59 / December 6, 2020 @ 4:18 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 77.764° East, -40.2391° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:18:59 / 4:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cps7. Unique identifier: us7000cps7.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. 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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