A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Chagos Archipelago region (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 13:41:11 / 1:41 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a2ni. Id of event: us2000a2ni. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/07/17 / 2017-07-30 08:41:11 / July 30, 2017 @ 8:41 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 68.7804° East, -4.7587° South, depth 10 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 struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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