A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Southeast Indian Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:51:44 / 6:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 23:51:44 / May 14, 2017 @ 11:51 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us10008whc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008whc. Exact location of event, longitude 110.6489 East, latitude -49.5794 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Southeast Indian Ridge.
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