A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 121.7765° East, latitude -49.0518° South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000hh40. Event ids that are associated: us1000hh40. The temblor was detected at 00:03:46 / 12:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/10/18 / 2018-10-23 16:03:46 / October 23, 2018 @ 4:03 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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