A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Chagos Archipelago region (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c80z. Id of event: us7000c80z. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 68.1498 East, latitude -4.1823 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/10/20 / 2020-10-26 05:58:55 / October 26, 2020 @ 5:58 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:58:55 / 5:58 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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