A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, South Indian Ocean (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 83.1787° East, -7.3404° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/04/17 / 2017-04-16 09:44:06 / April 16, 2017 @ 9:44 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:44:06 / 3:44 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008i34. Event ids that are associated: us10008i34.
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 have been detected nearby.
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