A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 52.4495 East, latitude -36.3909 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 01:23:05 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000bifi. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bifi. Global time and date of event 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 01:23:05 / August 17, 2020 @ 1:23 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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