A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 77.8602° East, -40.1075° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/12/20 / 2020-12-26 10:51:34 / December 26, 2020 @ 10:51 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d654. Id of event: us6000d654. The temblor was picked up at 10:51:34 / 10:51 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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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