A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 15:04:58 / 3:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 66.5409° East, -16.6408° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 27/10/15 / 2015-10-27 11:04:58 / October 27, 2015 @ 11:04 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us10003rtl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003rtl.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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