A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported Carlsberg Ridge (0 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 17:44:34 / 5:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/12/19 / 2019-12-24 12:44:34 / December 24, 2019 @ 12:44 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us70006qim. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006qim. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 69.4716 East, latitude -1.3232 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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