A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 04:19:24 / 4:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/10/20 / 2020-10-13 04:19:24 / October 13, 2020 @ 4:19 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 53.9945 East, latitude -35.3971 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c8tb. Id of event: us6000c8tb.
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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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