A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles) on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/10/17 / 2017-10-26 00:22:19 / October 26, 2017 @ 12:22 am. 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). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:22:19 / 8:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.8485 East, latitude -49.1148 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us2000bhuv. Event ids that are associated: us2000bhuv.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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