A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 66.8889° East, -16.4058° South, depth 10 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:35:34 / 12:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/02/16 / 2016-02-10 08:35:34 / February 10, 2016 @ 8:35 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us20004z8y. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004z8y.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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