A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Carlsberg Ridge (0 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:05:33 / 4:05 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007q5a. Id of event: us70007q5a. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 00:05:33 / February 8, 2020 @ 12:05 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 67.3724° East, latitude -0.5127° South, depth = 10 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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