A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 11:44:33 / 11:44 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 66.5553 East, latitude -13.3435 South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us6000be31. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000be31. Global time and date of event 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 11:44:33 / August 8, 2020 @ 11:44 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Mid-Indian Ridge. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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