A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us100073rl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100073rl. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:25:54 / 5:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 75.15 East, latitude -26.4772 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 29/10/16 / 2016-10-29 00:25:54 / October 29, 2016 @ 12:25 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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