A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 15:36:25 / 3:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 60.9812 East, latitude -29.3127 South, depth = 10 km. 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). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006r1h. Unique identifier: us10006r1h. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/09/16 / 2016-09-20 11:36:25 / September 20, 2016 @ 11:36 am.
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 six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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