A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes Indian Ocean Triple Junction (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 67.7477° East, -26.83° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/12/18 / 2018-12-15 11:54:06 / December 15, 2018 @ 11:54 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ivei. Id of event: us2000ivei. 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). The temblor was detected at 16:54:06 / 4:54 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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