A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/04/17 / 2017-04-01 21:04:41 / April 1, 2017 @ 9:04 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:04:41 / 1:04 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10008feu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008feu. Exact location of event, longitude 66.5987 East, latitude -16.565 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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