A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/12/20 / 2020-12-21 18:18:01 / December 21, 2020 @ 6:18 pm. Unique identifier: us6000d5fi. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d5fi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:18:01 / 6:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 77.9678 East, latitude -33.2643 South, depth = 10 km.
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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