A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Chagos Archipelago region (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dgpy. Unique identifier: us6000dgpy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 68.5833° East, latitude -3.5° South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/02/21 / 2021-02-04 13:38:46 / February 4, 2021 @ 1:38 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:38:46 / 1:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Each 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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