A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 1091 km SSE of Saint-Philippe, Reunion (678 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:51:11 / 12:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 60.7072° East, latitude -30.1451° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70009ne7. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009ne7. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 12:51:11 / May 17, 2020 @ 12:51 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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