A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:57:56 / 7:57 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jesd. Id of event: us2000jesd. 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: 25/01/19 / 2019-01-25 23:57:56 / January 25, 2019 @ 11:57 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 119.7614 East, latitude -50.1478 South, depth = 10 km.
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 in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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