A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 14:33:58 / 2:33 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008v94. Id of event: us10008v94. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.3597 East, latitude -49.4486 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/05/17 / 2017-05-25 06:33:58 / May 25, 2017 @ 6:33 am.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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