A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (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). The temblor was picked up at 13:35:05 / 1:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/02/21 / 2021-02-04 13:35:05 / February 4, 2021 @ 1:35 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000dgqa. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dgqa. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 68.7751° East, latitude -3.6268° South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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