A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 58 km NNW of Bouvet Island, Bouvet Island (36 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 16:09:44 / 4:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/03/17 / 2017-03-31 16:09:44 / March 31, 2017 @ 4:09 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 3.0742° East, -53.9189° South. Event id: us10008dl3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008dl3.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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.
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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: 58 km NNW of Bouvet Island, Bouvet Island. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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