A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/09/18 / 2018-09-01 05:57:53 / September 1, 2018 @ 5:57 am. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:57:53 / 10:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 74.4406° East, -28.9461° 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). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h6du. Id of event: us2000h6du.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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