A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 05/02/21 / 2021-02-05 02:45:11 / February 5, 2021 @ 2:45 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 02:45:11 / 2:45 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000dgz2. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dgz2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 58.4002 East, latitude -31.4802 South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: Southwest Indian Ridge.
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