A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported Indian Ocean Triple Junction (0 miles) on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008hfz. Id of event: us70008hfz. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 70.2828° East, -26.6673° South. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:26:11 / 9:26 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 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: 24/03/20 / 2020-03-24 16:26:11 / March 24, 2020 @ 4:26 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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