A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 66.388° East, latitude -10.2089° South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c9yg. Id of event: us6000c9yg. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:26:33 / 5:26 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/10/20 / 2020-10-14 17:26:33 / October 14, 2020 @ 5:26 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three 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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