A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Chagos Archipelago region (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/07/20 / 2020-07-27 23:37:05 / July 27, 2020 @ 11:37 pm. Exact location, longitude 70.2857° East, latitude -6.1432° South, depth = 10.24 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:37:05 / 11:37 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.24 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us6000b53v. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b53v.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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