A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported Chagos Archipelago region (0 miles) on Sunday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:34:35 / 12:34 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/11/18 / 2018-11-25 07:34:35 / November 25, 2018 @ 7:34 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hwbx. Id of event: us1000hwbx. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 68.8738 East, latitude -7.1155 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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