A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us10008ebf. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008ebf. Global time and date of event 28/03/17 / 2017-03-28 23:33:32 / March 28, 2017 @ 11:33 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 04:33:32 / 4:33 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 69.0382 East, latitude -23.2467 South, depth = 10 km.
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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