A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Chagos Archipelago region (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/04/17 / 2017-04-14 02:36:38 / April 14, 2017 @ 2:36 am. Id of earthquake: us10008hfx. Event ids that are associated: us10008hfx. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 68.7529 East, latitude -5.5195 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:36:38 / 7:36 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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