A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, South Indian Ocean (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 94.6005 East, latitude -20.3898 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000k8n1. Unique identifier: us2000k8n1. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:39:24 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/04/19 / 2019-04-01 15:39:24 / April 1, 2019 @ 3:39 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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