A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Chagos Archipelago region (0 miles). Global time and date of event 04/02/21 / 2021-02-04 15:33:02 / February 4, 2021 @ 3:33 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 15:33:02 / 3:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 68.569° East, -3.4847° South, depth 10 km. Event id: us6000dgqg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dgqg.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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