A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 236 km NE of Port Mathurin, Mauritius (147 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:40:06 / 3:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/03/18 / 2018-03-26 23:40:06 / March 26, 2018 @ 11:40 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us1000ddss. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ddss. Exact location, longitude 64.7107° East, latitude -17.9395° South, depth = 10 km.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 236 km NE of Port Mathurin, Mauritius. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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