A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 782 km ESE of Port Mathurin, Mauritius (486 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000aanj. Event ids that are associated: us6000aanj. The temblor was reported at 22:11:53 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/06/20 / 2020-06-06 22:11:53 / June 6, 2020 @ 10:11 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 69.6798° East, -23.6526° South, depth 10 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 782 km ESE of Port Mathurin, Mauritius.
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