A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Indian Ocean Triple Junction (0 miles). Event id: us10003jzi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003jzi. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 70.8406 East, latitude -26.1247 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 14:43:57 / 2:43 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/10/15 / 2015-10-03 09:43:57 / October 3, 2015 @ 9:43 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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