A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:36:56 / 5:36 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008n8w. Id of event: us10008n8w. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/04/17 / 2017-04-24 13:36:56 / April 24, 2017 @ 1:36 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 60.7782° East, -29.1961° South, depth 10 km.
Every 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seventy-nine 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.
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