A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 47.2607 East, latitude -38.8222 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:58:25 / 1:58 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000cpum. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cpum. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/12/20 / 2020-12-07 01:58:25 / December 7, 2020 @ 1:58 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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