A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000bjlx. Event ids that are associated: us2000bjlx. Exact location of earthquake, 124.7942° East, -49.0125° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 07:39:29 / 7:39 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 06/11/17 / 2017-11-06 23:39:29 / November 6, 2017 @ 11:39 pm UTC/GMT.
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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