A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 161 km NE of Amsterdam Island, France (100 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 78.7728 East, latitude -36.7782 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 12:19:44 / 12:19 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008e1c. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008e1c. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/04/17 / 2017-04-03 07:19:44 / April 3, 2017 @ 7:19 am.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 161 km NE of Amsterdam Island, France.
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