A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Southeast Indian Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/09/16 / 2016-09-06 12:07:57 / September 6, 2016 @ 12:07 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 95.7497° East, -45.8205° South, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006mdj. Id of event: us10006mdj. The temblor was picked up at 18:07:57 / 6:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every 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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