A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes Southeast Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.08 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/04/16 / 2016-04-18 16:00:24 / April 18, 2016 @ 4:00 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 112.4834° East, -50.2744° South, depth 11.08 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:00:24 / 11:00 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10005byr. Event ids that are associated: us10005byr.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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