A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes South Indian Ocean (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude 90.2899 East, latitude -3.2599 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jd50. Id of event: us1000jd50. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 10/03/19 / 2019-03-10 07:53:20 / March 10, 2019 @ 7:53 am UTC/GMT. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:53:20 / 1:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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