A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Chagos Archipelago region (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 68.7569° East, -5.4056° South. 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). The temblor was reported at 12:23:34 / 12:23 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70008tqh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008tqh. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/04/20 / 2020-04-11 07:23:34 / April 11, 2020 @ 7:23 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, 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.
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