A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/03/17 / 2017-03-07 16:52:42 / March 7, 2017 @ 4:52 pm. Exact location, longitude 66.5865° East, latitude -16.5511° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:52:42 / 8:52 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008sam. Unique identifier: us20008sam. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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