A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, southeast Indian Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 110.1124 East, latitude -48.3531 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 23:05:36 / August 17, 2020 @ 11:05 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:05:36 / 11:05 pm (local time epicenter). 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: us6000bigq. Unique identifier: us6000bigq. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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