A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 17:21:26 / 5:21 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000dd45. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dd45. Exact location, longitude 53.4217° East, latitude -35.7106° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/02/18 / 2018-02-26 13:21:26 / February 26, 2018 @ 1:21 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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