A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles). Unique identifier: us2000g47b. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000g47b. Exact location, longitude 58.3047° East, latitude -31.5668° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 10/07/18 / 2018-07-10 18:03:31 / July 10, 2018 @ 6:03 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 22:03:31 / 10:03 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty, in the last 10 days fifty, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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