A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/12/19 / 2019-12-06 03:40:29 / December 6, 2019 @ 3:40 am. Exact location of event, longitude 120.7416 East, latitude -49.3299 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 11:40:29 / 11:40 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us60006mt6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006mt6. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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