A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, South Indian Ocean (0 miles). Exact location, longitude 54.2011° East, latitude -35.0918° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:03:09 / 4:03 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000bkxv. Event ids that are associated: us2000bkxv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/10/17 / 2017-10-31 00:03:09 / October 31, 2017 @ 12:03 am UTC/GMT.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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