A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes Indian Ocean Triple Junction (0 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 05:13:37 / 5:13 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000btyj. Id of event: us2000btyj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 00:13:37 / November 15, 2017 @ 12:13 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 70.6644° East, -26.1422° South, depth 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four 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 earthquakes in the world each year.
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