A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Chagos Archipelago region (0 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:21:55 / 8:21 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/07/19 / 2019-07-08 15:21:55 / July 8, 2019 @ 3:21 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us70004n3h. Unique identifier: us70004n3h. Exact location, longitude 68.5962° East, latitude -5.4661° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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