A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/07/18 / 2018-07-06 23:35:43 / July 6, 2018 @ 11:35 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 125.706 East, latitude -49.6568 South, depth = 10 km. 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). The temblor was detected at 07:35:43 / 7:35 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000fyrv. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000fyrv.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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