A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Chagos Archipelago region (0 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:31:17 / 10:31 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 17:31:17 / March 3, 2020 @ 5:31 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.72 km (21 miles). Event id: us600088si. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600088si. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 68.3956° East, -4.0398° South, depth 33.72 km.
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. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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