A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, South Indian Ocean (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000d9jd. Event ids that are associated: us1000d9jd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 87.0435° East, -3.0554° South, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/03/18 / 2018-03-27 11:39:26 / March 27, 2018 @ 11:39 am. The temblor was detected at 17:39:26 / 5:39 pm (local time epicenter).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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