A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes Southeast Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10003ldj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003ldj. Exact location of event, longitude 107.072 East, latitude -48.3237 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 23/09/15 / 2015-09-23 01:23:34 / September 23, 2015 @ 1:23 am UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:23:34 / 8:23 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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