A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 46.2621 East, latitude -39.1944 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:04:39 / 3:04 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000cqaz. Event ids that are associated: us7000cqaz. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 03:04:39 / December 8, 2020 @ 3:04 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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