A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Chagos Archipelago region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 68.0499 East, latitude -3.3514 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:33:47 / 3:33 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/03/18 / 2018-03-29 22:33:47 / March 29, 2018 @ 10:33 pm. Event id: us2000dvik. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dvik.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 occurred nearby.
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