A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Indian Ocean Triple Junction (0 miles). Global time and date of event 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 00:53:57 / November 15, 2017 @ 12:53 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 70.8043° East, -26.1086° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:53:57 / 5:53 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000bnn5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bnn5.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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