A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 18:38:06 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 127.9005° East, -49.9288° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/12/20 / 2020-12-06 18:38:06 / December 6, 2020 @ 6:38 pm. Unique identifier: us7000cpsl. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cpsl.
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 two 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: western Indian-Antarctic Ridge. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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