A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 28/10/20 / 2020-10-28 15:12:11 / October 28, 2020 @ 3:12 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us7000c6uy. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000c6uy. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 69.2325 East, latitude -23.8019 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 15:12:11 / 3:12 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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