A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) strikes Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.69 km (2 miles). The 5.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:44:15 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/04/18 / 2018-04-21 19:44:15 / April 21, 2018 @ 7:44 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 123.6128° East, -48.9304° South, depth 3.69 km. Unique identifier: us1000dq0e. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000dq0e.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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