A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) strikes 131 km NNW of Marion Island, Prince Edward Islands (81 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude 37.1437° East, latitude -45.8006° South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us10003qvh. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003qvh. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/10/15 / 2015-10-23 04:04:17 / October 23, 2015 @ 4:04 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:04:17 / 6:04 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 131 km NNW of Marion Island, Prince Edward Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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