A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 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: us7000c70k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c70k. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:36:36 / 5:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 72.6659 East, latitude -6.6054 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/10/20 / 2020-10-22 05:36:36 / October 22, 2020 @ 5:36 am. 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. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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