A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/02/19 / 2019-02-13 14:39:48 / February 13, 2019 @ 2:39 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000jnl3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jnl3. 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) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 44.3586° East, latitude -39.9716° South, depth = 10 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:39:48 / 5:39 pm (local time epicenter).
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. Each 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.
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