A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Wednesday. Event id: us10006pef. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006pef. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:02:31 / 10:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 60.9558° East, latitude -29.2335° South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/09/16 / 2016-09-14 06:02:31 / September 14, 2016 @ 6:02 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-eight 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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