A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 09:59:29 / January 11, 2020 @ 9:59 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:59:29 / 1:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 61.257 East, latitude -29.4728 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us60007dv7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007dv7.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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