A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Chagos Archipelago region (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:04:54 / 6:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 70.1133° East, -4.0913° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/08/20 / 2020-08-31 18:04:54 / August 31, 2020 @ 6:04 pm. Id of earthquake: us7000bhsh. Event ids that are associated: us7000bhsh. 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 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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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