A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 04:03:47 / 4:03 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 66.5578 East, latitude -13.1038 South, depth = 10 km. 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: us10004fdc. Unique identifier: us10004fdc. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/01/16 / 2016-01-12 00:03:47 / January 12, 2016 @ 12:03 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 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 has occurred nearby.
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