A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:13:32 / 3:13 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 61.3874° East, -29.0682° South, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009lz8. Unique identifier: us20009lz8. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/06/17 / 2017-06-06 23:13:32 / June 6, 2017 @ 11:13 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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