A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 864 km SE of Baie aux Huîtres, Mauritius (537 miles) on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a1sf. Unique identifier: us6000a1sf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 22/05/20 / 2020-05-22 00:51:02 / May 22, 2020 @ 12:51 am UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:51:02 / 12:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 69.8957 East, latitude -24.6346 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 864 km SE of Baie aux Huîtres, Mauritius. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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