A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, South Indian Ocean (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: 29/10/20 / 2020-10-29 22:41:51 / October 29, 2020 @ 10:41 pm. Event id: us7000ca8t. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ca8t. The temblor was picked up at 22:41:51 / 10:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 88.3743 East, latitude -2.4617 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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