A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 66.5173° East, -14.9773° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/07/20 / 2020-07-29 11:34:01 / July 29, 2020 @ 11:34 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b97y. Id of event: us6000b97y. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:34:01 / 11:34 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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