A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 19:26:29 / 7:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/02/16 / 2016-02-17 15:26:29 / February 17, 2016 @ 3:26 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200050vz. Id of event: us200050vz. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 66.5899 East, latitude -13.0968 South, depth = 10 km.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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