A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:31:40 / 5:31 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.66 km (9 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006qye. Id of event: us10006qye. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 59.0029 East, latitude -30.9361 South, depth = 14.66 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/09/16 / 2016-09-20 01:31:40 / September 20, 2016 @ 1:31 am.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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