A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Chagos Archipelago region (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:12:02 / 9:12 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000bpfs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bpfs. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/09/20 / 2020-09-13 09:12:02 / September 13, 2020 @ 9:12 am. Exact location, longitude 68.3511° East, latitude -3.4699° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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.
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