A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 783 km ESE of Port Mathurin, Mauritius (487 miles) on Monday. Event id: us6000aawq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000aawq. Global time and date of event 08/06/20 / 2020-06-08 15:28:49 / June 8, 2020 @ 3:28 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 15:28:49 / 3:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 69.7237° East, -23.5991° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 783 km ESE of Port Mathurin, Mauritius.
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