A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 48.9793° East, -38.0801° South, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000g8zb. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000g8zb. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:38:32 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/08/18 / 2018-08-14 15:38:32 / August 14, 2018 @ 3:38 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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