A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 08/04/17 / 2017-04-08 16:04:52 / April 8, 2017 @ 4:04 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:04:52 / 7:04 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10008h9l. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008h9l. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 46.3018 East, latitude -39.5843 South, depth = 10 km.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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