A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Mauritius – Reunion region (0 miles). Global time and date of event 16/02/20 / 2020-02-16 16:16:30 / February 16, 2020 @ 4:16 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 20:16:30 / 8:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 66.4355° East, -20.1816° South. Event id: us70007u8b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007u8b.
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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