A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Indian Ocean Triple Junction (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004gdx. Unique identifier: us10004gdx. Global time and date of event 22/01/16 / 2016-01-22 14:48:54 / January 22, 2016 @ 2:48 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 18:48:54 / 6:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 67.0414° East, -26.8549° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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