A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 224 km E of Port Mathurin, Mauritius (139 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:47:18 / 1:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 65.5351° East, -19.3864° South. Event id: us7000ck7g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ck7g. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 27/11/20 / 2020-11-27 01:47:18 / November 27, 2020 @ 1:47 am UTC/GMT.
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 one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 224 km E of Port Mathurin, Mauritius.
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