A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:32:27 / 5:32 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 74.0215 East, latitude -27.7935 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us10003qj8. Event ids that are associated: us10003qj8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/10/15 / 2015-10-22 00:32:27 / October 22, 2015 @ 12:32 am.
Each 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. 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 has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Mid-Indian Ridge. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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