A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Indian Ocean Triple Junction (0 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 65.6605° East, latitude -27.7293° South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/09/20 / 2020-09-29 15:45:37 / September 29, 2020 @ 3:45 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us6000c4u8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c4u8. The temblor was reported at 15:45:37 / 3:45 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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