A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Monday. The temblor was detected at 15:33:51 / 3:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/10/16 / 2016-10-10 11:33:51 / October 10, 2016 @ 11:33 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 61.2293 East, latitude -28.9439 South, depth = 15 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20007eu9. Ids that are associated to the event: us20007eu9.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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