A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/02/20 / 2020-02-16 16:47:12 / February 16, 2020 @ 4:47 pm. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:47:12 / 8:47 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70007u8d. Event ids that are associated: us70007u8d. Exact location of earthquake, 55.6773° East, -34.2707° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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