A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 69.4579° East, latitude -23.7053° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009ag8. Unique identifier: us70009ag8. Global time and date of event 29/04/20 / 2020-04-29 21:57:28 / April 29, 2020 @ 9:57 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:57:28 / 9:57 pm (local time epicenter).
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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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