A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported Carlsberg Ridge (0 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 18:35:07 / 6:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/03/17 / 2017-03-24 13:35:07 / March 24, 2017 @ 1:35 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us20008uaw. Event ids that are associated: us20008uaw. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 67.6034 East, latitude -1.0456 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 has struck near.
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