A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 125.3571° East, -49.4987° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 02/04/17 / 2017-04-02 04:32:02 / April 2, 2017 @ 4:32 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10008dw5. Event ids that are associated: us10008dw5. The temblor was picked up at 12:32:02 / 12:32 pm (local time epicenter).
Every 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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