A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 10:35:07 / 10:35 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000hbex. Event ids that are associated: us2000hbex. 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: 09/09/18 / 2018-09-09 05:35:07 / September 9, 2018 @ 5:35 am. Exact location of event, longitude 68.1304 East, latitude -20.293 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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