A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Chagos Archipelago region (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 21:07:29 / October 1, 2020 @ 9:07 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c4av. Unique identifier: us6000c4av. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.0282 East, latitude -4.1832 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:07:29 / 9:07 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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