A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/09/16 / 2016-09-16 18:38:05 / September 16, 2016 @ 6:38 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 22:38:05 / 10:38 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006q7u. Id of event: us10006q7u. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 60.9289 East, latitude -29.1857 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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