A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000bkx3. Event ids that are associated: us7000bkx3. The temblor was picked up at 00:29:00 / 12:29 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/09/20 / 2020-09-04 00:29:00 / September 4, 2020 @ 12:29 am. Exact location, longitude 59.1053° East, latitude -31.0762° South, depth = 10 km.
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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