A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Chagos Archipelago region (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/06/20 / 2020-06-30 20:36:01 / June 30, 2020 @ 8:36 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred 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). Id of earthquake: us7000ajcu. Event ids that are associated: us7000ajcu. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 70.3672° East, -5.791° South. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:36:01 / 8:36 pm (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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