A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported Mauritius – Reunion region (0 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude 66.3041 East, latitude -20.0873 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/10/19 / 2019-10-22 15:50:12 / October 22, 2019 @ 3:50 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:50:12 / 7:50 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700061nb. Id of event: us700061nb.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Mauritius – Reunion region.
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