A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 73 km NW of Bouvet Island, Bouvet Island (45 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 2.6075 East, latitude -53.928 South, depth = 10 km. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:31:08 / 12:31 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/11/16 / 2016-11-15 12:31:08 / November 15, 2016 @ 12:31 pm. Id of earthquake: us1000787e. Event ids that are associated: us1000787e.
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 occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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: 73 km NW of Bouvet Island, Bouvet Island. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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