A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/04/16 / 2016-04-18 21:56:47 / April 18, 2016 @ 9:56 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 02:56:47 / 2:56 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 77.6764° East, -33.5057° South. Unique identifier: us20005jmd. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005jmd.
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 have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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