A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 15:44:24 / 3:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 60.9914° East, -29.1439° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bahj. Id of event: us6000bahj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/08/20 / 2020-08-02 15:44:24 / August 2, 2020 @ 3:44 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eleven 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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