A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005sks. Id of event: us70005sks. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:52:24 / 6:52 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/09/19 / 2019-09-30 02:52:24 / September 30, 2019 @ 2:52 am. Exact location, longitude 60.635° East, latitude -28.5937° South, depth = 10 km.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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