A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/03/17 / 2017-03-18 20:08:03 / March 18, 2017 @ 8:08 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 61.2019° East, -29.0637° South. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:08:03 / 12:08 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008ubz. Id of event: us20008ubz.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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