A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us2000arpt. Event ids that are associated: us2000arpt. Global time and date of event 06/09/17 / 2017-09-06 09:16:19 / September 6, 2017 @ 9:16 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 117.5961 East, latitude -49.5497 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:16:19 / 5:16 pm (local time epicenter).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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