A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes Indian Ocean Triple Junction (0 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 17:43:15 / May 10, 2017 @ 5:43 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.52 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10008r7c. Event ids that are associated: us10008r7c. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 67.5812 East, latitude -26.5785 South, depth = 13.52 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:43:15 / 10:43 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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