A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/09/16 / 2016-09-27 08:39:25 / September 27, 2016 @ 8:39 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006t3t. Unique identifier: us10006t3t. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.56 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 15.56 km, 60.99° East, -29.1809° South. The temblor was picked up at 12:39:25 / 12:39 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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