A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, South Indian Ocean (0 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:44:23 / 7:44 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/09/16 / 2016-09-19 14:44:23 / September 19, 2016 @ 2:44 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.29 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 82.4131° East, latitude -23.8639° South, depth = 9.29 km. Event id: us10006ttn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006ttn.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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