A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Carlsberg Ridge (0 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d9nd. Unique identifier: us1000d9nd. The temblor was picked up at 18:23:29 / 6:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 65.3715 East, latitude 3.1565 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 20/03/18 / 2018-03-20 14:23:29 / March 20, 2018 @ 2:23 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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