A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles). 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. Exact location of event, longitude 52.9322 East, latitude -35.3148 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 14:52:19 / February 4, 2020 @ 2:52 pm. Event id: us70007peh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007peh. The temblor was reported at 18:52:19 / 6:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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