A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 293 km E of Ile Rodrigues, Mauritius (182 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:06:13 / 7:06 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.42 km (11 miles). Exact location, longitude 66.1874° East, latitude -20.0752° South, depth = 17.42 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10003qkx. Unique identifier: us10003qkx. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/10/15 / 2015-10-22 03:06:13 / October 22, 2015 @ 3:06 am.
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 two 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 293 km E of Ile Rodrigues, Mauritius. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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