A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Southeast Indian Ridge (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 28/11/16 / 2016-11-28 08:07:22 / November 28, 2016 @ 8:07 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 88.5454 East, latitude -41.8565 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007cw9. Unique identifier: us10007cw9. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:07:22 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Southeast Indian Ridge.
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