A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 12:05:58 / 12:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 66.4573° East, latitude -14.793° South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100048rd. Id of event: us100048rd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/12/15 / 2015-12-17 08:05:58 / December 17, 2015 @ 8:05 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 eight 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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