A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). Unique identifier: us6000deud. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000deud. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/01/21 / 2021-01-31 01:16:58 / January 31, 2021 @ 1:16 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:16:58 / 1:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 67.9606 East, latitude -7.2142 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Every 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. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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