A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cs6j. Unique identifier: us7000cs6j. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:13:06 / 11:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 121.839° East, latitude -49.1118° South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 15/12/20 / 2020-12-15 23:13:06 / December 15, 2020 @ 11:13 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: western Indian-Antarctic Ridge. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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