A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was reported Indian Ocean Triple Junction (0 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 07:06:40 / September 28, 2018 @ 7:06 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000h3ml. Event ids that are associated: us1000h3ml. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:06:40 / 12:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 67.6203° East, latitude -26.4839° South, depth = 10 km.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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