A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000a5e1. Event ids that are associated: us2000a5e1. The temblor was detected at 00:09:01 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 57.1006 East, latitude -33.2298 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/08/17 / 2017-08-06 20:09:01 / August 6, 2017 @ 8:09 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 one 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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