A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported South Indian Ocean (0 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 11:00:47 / 11:00 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 95.5886 East, latitude -38.6975 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/08/17 / 2017-08-29 05:00:47 / August 29, 2017 @ 5:00 am. Id of earthquake: us2000acrg. Event ids that are associated: us2000acrg.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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