A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Indian Ocean Triple Junction (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/02/17 / 2017-02-22 16:05:05 / February 22, 2017 @ 4:05 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 65.1116° East, latitude -27.797° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 20:05:05 / 8:05 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us100086j3. Ids that are associated to the event: us100086j3.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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