A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Indian Ocean Triple Junction (0 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:00:44 / 11:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 70.8701° East, -26.0946° South, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us2000akla. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000akla. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 06:00:44 / September 12, 2017 @ 6:00 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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