A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Mauritius – Reunion region (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 13.04 km (8 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/10/16 / 2016-10-21 18:38:34 / October 21, 2016 @ 6:38 pm. The temblor was detected at 22:38:34 / 10:38 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us100072et. Unique identifier: us100072et. Exact location of event, longitude 66.2538 East, latitude -17.3966 South, depth = 13.04 km.
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 occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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