A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 333 km NE of Port Mathurin, Mauritius (207 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude 65.4767° East, latitude -17.4005° South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/05/20 / 2020-05-25 16:24:15 / May 25, 2020 @ 4:24 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us6000a4d2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a4d2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 16:24:15 / 4:24 pm (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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