A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Indian Ocean Triple Junction (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:18:59 / 7:18 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 67.7027° East, latitude -26.5568° South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d0bq. Id of event: us7000d0bq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/01/21 / 2021-01-06 19:18:59 / January 6, 2021 @ 7:18 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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