A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 66.6747° East, -16.2307° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/11/19 / 2019-11-17 08:34:04 / November 17, 2019 @ 8:34 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:34:04 / 12:34 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70006bsc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006bsc.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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