A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, South Indian Ocean (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 82.4113 East, latitude -23.8436 South, depth = 10 km. 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: 28/08/16 / 2016-08-28 16:58:46 / August 28, 2016 @ 4:58 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:58:46 / 9:58 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10006jcp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006jcp.
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 one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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