A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 127.3245° East, -49.8827° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/12/20 / 2020-12-06 18:34:28 / December 6, 2020 @ 6:34 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:34:28 / 6:34 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cpsk. Id of event: us7000cpsk.
Every 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. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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