A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Chagos Archipelago region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 68.6672° East, -5.315° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/04/20 / 2020-04-09 17:26:26 / April 9, 2020 @ 5:26 pm. Unique identifier: us70008sj4. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008sj4. The temblor was detected at 22:26:26 / 10:26 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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