A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:43:58 / 2:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 78.2296° East, latitude -40.3709° South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/12/20 / 2020-12-04 02:43:58 / December 4, 2020 @ 2:43 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cp7b. Id of event: us7000cp7b.
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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