A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:43:14 / 11:43 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 69.3938 East, latitude -23.8268 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 18/04/20 / 2020-04-18 06:43:14 / April 18, 2020 @ 6:43 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us60009bdt. Unique identifier: us60009bdt.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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