A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006pr2. Id of event: us10006pr2. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/09/16 / 2016-09-08 22:12:26 / September 8, 2016 @ 10:12 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 61.1552° East, -29.1488° South, depth 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:12:26 / 2:12 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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