A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/02/21 / 2021-02-20 08:56:33 / February 20, 2021 @ 8:56 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 46.3623 East, latitude -38.874 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ddkt. Id of event: us7000ddkt. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 08:56:33 / 8:56 am (local time epicenter).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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