A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). Event id: us200050la. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200050la. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/02/16 / 2016-02-12 13:59:49 / February 12, 2016 @ 1:59 pm. The temblor was detected at 18:59:49 / 6:59 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.43 km (10 miles). Exact location, longitude 75.8348° East, latitude -30.3579° South, depth = 15.43 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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