A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Chagos Archipelago region (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000derz. Id of event: us6000derz. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/01/21 / 2021-01-30 10:49:11 / January 30, 2021 @ 10:49 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 10:49:11 / 10:49 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 71.2525° East, -6.5823° South.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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