A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.83 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/03/18 / 2018-03-05 14:21:07 / March 5, 2018 @ 2:21 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 67.1514 East, latitude -8.9857 South, depth = 11.83 km. Event id: us1000d4bf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d4bf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:21:07 / 6:21 pm (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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