A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Indian Ocean Triple Junction (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100097vv. Id of event: us100097vv. The temblor was reported at 05:49:51 / 5:49 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 69.3929° East, latitude -25.7277° South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/07/17 / 2017-07-02 00:49:51 / July 2, 2017 @ 12:49 am.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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