A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/10/20 / 2020-10-17 03:25:29 / October 17, 2020 @ 3:25 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cbbg. Unique identifier: us6000cbbg. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 48.4836° East, -38.2612° South. The temblor was picked up at 03:25:29 / 3:25 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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