A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 116.1267 East, latitude -50.6539 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 08:48:46 / 8:48 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008p8n. Id of event: us10008p8n. Global time and date of event 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 00:48:46 / April 28, 2017 @ 12:48 am UTC/GMT.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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