A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported Mauritius – Reunion region (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/11/20 / 2020-11-28 20:15:24 / November 28, 2020 @ 8:15 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 66.178 East, latitude -17.4386 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 20:15:24 / 8:15 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us7000ckpm. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ckpm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 have been detected in the same area.
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