A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude 117.4911 East, latitude -49.7107 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us100098t0. Ids that are associated to the event: us100098t0. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/07/17 / 2017-07-04 07:35:49 / July 4, 2017 @ 7:35 am. The temblor was detected at 15:35:49 / 3:35 pm (local time epicenter). 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) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 four 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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