A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.41 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:29:14 / 12:29 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10004c5e. Event ids that are associated: us10004c5e. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/01/16 / 2016-01-06 19:29:14 / January 6, 2016 @ 7:29 pm. Exact location, longitude 68.691° East, latitude -21.3389° South, depth = 15.41 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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