A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 70.0062° East, -25.5649° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/03/18 / 2018-03-12 07:25:02 / March 12, 2018 @ 7:25 am. The temblor was reported at 12:25:02 / 12:25 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000d3aw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d3aw.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: Mid-Indian Ridge.
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