A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Chagos Archipelago region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 69.954° East, latitude -3.9958° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 01:54:08 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000blv3. Id of event: us7000blv3. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/20 / 2020-09-08 01:54:08 / September 8, 2020 @ 1:54 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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