A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). Global time and date of event 17/08/17 / 2017-08-17 03:00:19 / August 17, 2017 @ 3:00 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 126.388° East, -48.7607° South. The temblor was reported at 11:00:19 / 11:00 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a8zw. Unique identifier: us2000a8zw.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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