A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude 73.995° East, latitude -28.1467° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 20:12:28 / 8:12 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/12/15 / 2015-12-22 15:12:28 / December 22, 2015 @ 3:12 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us100049ad. Event ids that are associated: us100049ad. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven 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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