A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes Carlsberg Ridge (0 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us10007vry. Event ids that are associated: us10007vry. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/01/17 / 2017-01-12 15:40:40 / January 12, 2017 @ 3:40 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:40:40 / 8:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 67.502 East, latitude -0.6855 South, depth = 14.8 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.8 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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