A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Indian Ocean Triple Junction (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 18:31:44 / September 1, 2020 @ 6:31 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 67.0226 East, latitude -27.0328 South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us7000bhus. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bhus. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:31:44 / 6:31 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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