A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Chagos Archipelago region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 68.5845° East, -4.9705° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 21:06:22 / July 5, 2020 @ 9:06 pm. Id of earthquake: us7000aifa. Event ids that are associated: us7000aifa. The temblor was reported at 21:06:22 / 9:06 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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