A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected 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). Event id: us60004vjw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004vjw. The temblor was picked up at 01:47:26 / 1:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/07/19 / 2019-07-25 20:47:26 / July 25, 2019 @ 8:47 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.38 km (18 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 68.7961° East, -5.4691° South, depth 28.38 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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