A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Southeast Indian Ridge (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/10/18 / 2018-10-14 12:23:14 / October 14, 2018 @ 12:23 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 18:23:14 / 6:23 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000hdzj. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hdzj. Exact location of earthquake, 88.3968° East, -41.7804° South, depth 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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