A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008val. Event ids that are associated: us10008val. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:03:54 / 11:03 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/05/17 / 2017-05-18 15:03:54 / May 18, 2017 @ 3:03 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 123.5786° East, -48.8835° 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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