A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Carlsberg Ridge (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 15:27:31 / 3:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 67.288 East, latitude -0.4841 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us70009cbb. Event ids that are associated: us70009cbb. Global time and date of event 08/05/20 / 2020-05-08 11:27:31 / May 8, 2020 @ 11:27 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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