A earthquake magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Chagos Archipelago region (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/08/20 / 2020-08-31 17:24:04 / August 31, 2020 @ 5:24 pm. The 6.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:24:04 / 5:24 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bfbx. Id of event: us7000bfbx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 70.2388° East, -3.9946° South.
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 was reported nearby. There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year.
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