A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). Unique identifier: us100049ac. Ids that are associated to the event: us100049ac. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 74.2991 East, latitude -28.0252 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:16:01 / 8:16 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/12/15 / 2015-12-22 15:16:01 / December 22, 2015 @ 3:16 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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