A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:39:01 / 10:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/12/20 / 2020-12-05 22:39:01 / December 5, 2020 @ 10:39 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000cpi6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cpi6. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 77.765° East, -40.2238° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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