A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Southeast Indian Ridge (0 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:36:30 / 9:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 96.7762° East, -45.5801° South, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 24/03/18 / 2018-03-24 15:36:30 / March 24, 2018 @ 3:36 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000dau1. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000dau1.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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