A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:43:09 / 2:43 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10007wen. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007wen. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 45.8091 East, latitude -40.1907 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/01/17 / 2017-01-31 11:43:09 / January 31, 2017 @ 11:43 am.
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 has struck near. 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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