A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/09/16 / 2016-09-18 11:02:20 / September 18, 2016 @ 11:02 am. Unique identifier: us10006qn5. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006qn5. The temblor was reported at 15:02:20 / 3:02 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.38 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 60.9892 East, latitude -29.1809 South, depth = 14.38 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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