A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 66.6694 East, latitude -14.8361 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 03:45:06 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/05/20 / 2020-05-23 23:45:06 / May 23, 2020 @ 11:45 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009p9d. Unique identifier: us70009p9d.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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