A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/12/15 / 2015-12-23 01:03:14 / December 23, 2015 @ 1:03 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us10004b6r. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004b6r. Exact location, longitude 74.2812° East, latitude -28.0684° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 06:03:14 / 6:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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