A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006jwr. Unique identifier: us10006jwr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 08:18:40 / September 3, 2016 @ 8:18 am UTC/GMT. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:18:40 / 12:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 61.0256° East, -29.2253° South.
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 two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Southwest Indian Ridge. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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