A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:57:40 / 11:57 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.8493 East, latitude -50.1106 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us6000di2p. Event ids that are associated: us6000di2p. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 23:57:40 / February 9, 2021 @ 11:57 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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