A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/01/16 / 2016-01-10 10:16:51 / January 10, 2016 @ 10:16 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 68.5948 East, latitude -20.854 South, depth = 16.27 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004ev1. Id of event: us10004ev1. The epicenter was at a depth of 16.27 km (10 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:16:51 / 3:16 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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