A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 11:47:15 / 11:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 61.782° East, -28.9026° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/05/18 / 2018-05-10 07:47:15 / May 10, 2018 @ 7:47 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000e7lb. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000e7lb.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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