A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Carlsberg Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 61.3792 East, latitude 5.3639 North, depth = 10 km. 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 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:16:50 / 10:16 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/10/16 / 2016-10-17 18:16:50 / October 17, 2016 @ 6:16 pm. Event id: us20007evz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007evz.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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