A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported 158 km SSE of Chipinge, Zimbabwe (98 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006rrf. Unique identifier: us10006rrf. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/09/16 / 2016-09-22 20:06:11 / September 22, 2016 @ 8:06 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 33.2848° East, -21.4829° South. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:06:11 / 10:06 pm (local time epicenter). 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 158 km SSE of Chipinge, Zimbabwe. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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