A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 241 km NE of Port Mathurin, Mauritius (150 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 08/07/20 / 2020-07-08 10:23:17 / July 8, 2020 @ 10:23 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 10:23:17 / 10:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 65.1578° East, -18.267° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us7000ap13. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ap13. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 241 km NE of Port Mathurin, Mauritius.
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