A major earthquake magnitude 7.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Southeast Indian Ridge (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:24:54 / 4:24 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 85.183 East, latitude -47.74 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/12/15 / 2015-12-04 22:24:54 / December 4, 2015 @ 10:24 pm. Id of earthquake: us100043z2. Event ids that are associated: us100043z2.
Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. Each year there are an estimated 15 major 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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