A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/09/16 / 2016-09-25 12:34:38 / September 25, 2016 @ 12:34 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 16:34:38 / 4:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.24 km (9 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006sjj. Id of event: us10006sjj. Exact location of event, depth 14.24 km, 61.036° East, -29.2203° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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