A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude 71.4033° East, latitude -26.3641° South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/06/20 / 2020-06-16 14:20:06 / June 16, 2020 @ 2:20 pm. The temblor was reported at 14:20:06 / 2:20 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ah7s. Id of event: us6000ah7s.
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 three and in the last 365 days nine 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.
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