A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, South Indian Ocean (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 03:56:57 / May 2, 2020 @ 3:56 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us700098jl. Ids that are associated to the event: us700098jl. Exact location of earthquake, 54.1285° East, -35.2346° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 07:56:57 / 7:56 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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