A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Chagos Archipelago region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000c7li. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c7li. The temblor was picked up at 13:23:43 / 1:23 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/10/20 / 2020-10-25 13:23:43 / October 25, 2020 @ 1:23 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 68.2798° East, -4.0211° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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