A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 05:40:37 / 5:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 60.7026° East, -29.5255° South, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/10/18 / 2018-10-21 01:40:37 / October 21, 2018 @ 1:40 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000hf58. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hf58.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Southwest Indian Ridge. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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