A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 05:25:37 / 5:25 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20003nxw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003nxw. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/09/15 / 2015-09-13 01:25:37 / September 13, 2015 @ 1:25 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 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). Exact location of event, longitude 63.7556 East, latitude -27.8644 South, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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