A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles). Exact location, longitude 47.7478° East, latitude -37.3754° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 07:57:22 / 7:57 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/04/18 / 2018-04-03 04:57:22 / April 3, 2018 @ 4:57 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us1000ddhe. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000ddhe.
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. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: Southwest Indian Ridge.
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