A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was reported Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 61.1352° East, -29.2308° South. The temblor was picked up at 20:42:26 / 8:42 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007w1q. Unique identifier: us10007w1q. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/01/17 / 2017-01-29 16:42:26 / January 29, 2017 @ 4:42 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 seventy-four 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: Southwest Indian Ridge.
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