A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 14:17:27 / 2:17 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/04/20 / 2020-04-25 09:17:27 / April 25, 2020 @ 9:17 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 69.162 East, latitude -23.8785 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700097k6. Id of event: us700097k6.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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