A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles) on Saturday. 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 of event, depth 10 km, 117.5277° East, -49.6318° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/02/19 / 2019-02-23 12:12:08 / February 23, 2019 @ 12:12 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jaw6. Unique identifier: us1000jaw6. The temblor was picked up at 20:12:08 / 8:12 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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