A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008sqr. Unique identifier: us20008sqr. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 66.4822 East, latitude -10.4789 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:19:27 / 11:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 09/03/17 / 2017-03-09 19:19:27 / March 9, 2017 @ 7:19 pm UTC/GMT.
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 one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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