A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 12:50:29 / 12:50 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/10/15 / 2015-10-22 07:50:29 / October 22, 2015 @ 7:50 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 73.9957° East, -27.9078° South. Event id: us10003qmp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003qmp.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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