A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Mauritius – Reunion region (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cyxh. Unique identifier: us2000cyxh. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:55:40 / 5:55 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/01/18 / 2018-01-28 01:55:40 / January 28, 2018 @ 1:55 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 66.1144° East, -17.3599° South.
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 occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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