A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 52 km E of Amsterdam Island, France (32 miles) on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 78.1078° East, -37.7877° South. Global time and date of event 17/01/16 / 2016-01-17 19:25:17 / January 17, 2016 @ 7:25 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10004f8d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004f8d. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:25:17 / 12:25 am (local time epicenter).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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