A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d5sy. Id of event: us6000d5sy. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:55:11 / 4:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 24/12/20 / 2020-12-24 16:55:11 / December 24, 2020 @ 4:55 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 79.3256° East, -41.7203° South, depth 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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