A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Chagos Archipelago region (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 14.67 km (9 miles). Exact location of event, depth 14.67 km, 68.3449° East, -8.3496° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/04/17 / 2017-04-15 18:57:13 / April 15, 2017 @ 6:57 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:57:13 / 6:57 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008jii. Event ids that are associated: us10008jii. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 have been detected nearby.
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