A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 67.7482° East, -16.5118° South, depth 10 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:31:42 / 1:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/02/17 / 2017-02-09 08:31:42 / February 9, 2017 @ 8:31 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008in7. Unique identifier: us20008in7.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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