A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, southeast Indian Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/11/20 / 2020-11-27 12:21:07 / November 27, 2020 @ 12:21 pm. Event id: us7000clpt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000clpt. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:21:07 / 12:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 87.9857 East, latitude -41.964 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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. 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: southeast Indian Ridge.
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