A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Southeast Indian Ridge (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:58:05 / 12:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 96.2794° East, -45.5282° South. Unique identifier: us70005miy. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005miy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/09/19 / 2019-09-20 06:58:05 / September 20, 2019 @ 6:58 am.
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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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