A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported Chagos Archipelago region (0 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 22:55:17 / 10:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/02/19 / 2019-02-19 17:55:17 / February 19, 2019 @ 5:55 pm. Id of earthquake: us1000j8v7. Event ids that are associated: us1000j8v7. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 68.712° East, -5.4745° 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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