A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 77.8163 East, latitude -33.3785 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d5fh. Unique identifier: us6000d5fh. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:20:59 / 6:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/12/20 / 2020-12-21 18:20:59 / December 21, 2020 @ 6:20 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: Mid-Indian Ridge.
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