A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:46:02 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 77.8585° East, -40.21° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/12/20 / 2020-12-05 08:46:02 / December 5, 2020 @ 8:46 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000cphn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cphn.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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