A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported Indian Ocean Triple Junction (0 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us2000bnms. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bnms. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 00:23:32 / November 15, 2017 @ 12:23 am. Exact location, longitude 70.8258° East, latitude -26.1652° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 05:23:32 / 5:23 am (local time epicenter).
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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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