A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 278 km ESE of Port Mathurin, Mauritius (173 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 01:33:06 / 1:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/07/20 / 2020-07-12 01:33:06 / July 12, 2020 @ 1:33 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 65.9727° East, -20.3712° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aqe2. Id of event: us7000aqe2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 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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