A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes Carlsberg Ridge (0 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 68.1679 East, latitude -2.396 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us10004cb1. Event ids that are associated: us10004cb1. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 05:08:56 / January 8, 2016 @ 5:08 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 10:08:56 / 10:08 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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