A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us100095hu. Unique identifier: us100095hu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:51:28 / 1:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 80.5444° East, -41.0909° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/06/17 / 2017-06-24 08:51:28 / June 24, 2017 @ 8:51 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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