A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/12/20 / 2020-12-31 03:11:48 / December 31, 2020 @ 3:11 am. The temblor was reported at 03:11:48 / 3:11 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000d7g3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d7g3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 77.5021° East, -36.9495° South, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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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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