A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Southeast Indian Ridge (0 miles). 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 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:43:14 / 10:43 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 26/12/15 / 2015-12-26 04:43:14 / December 26, 2015 @ 4:43 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004ail, gcmt20151226044320. Id of event: us10004ail. Exact location of earthquake, 84.6509° East, -42.0558° South, depth 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Southeast Indian Ridge. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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