A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes Owen Fracture Zone region (0 miles) on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004qvv. Id of event: us10004qvv. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/02/16 / 2016-02-18 20:29:40 / February 18, 2016 @ 8:29 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 60.0319° East, 17.1469° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 00:29:40 / 12:29 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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.
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