A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles). Unique identifier: us1000jd7v. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jd7v. Exact location of event, longitude 53.8878 East, latitude -35.2064 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:18:15 / 5:18 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/03/19 / 2019-03-10 13:18:15 / March 10, 2019 @ 1:18 pm.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: Southwest Indian Ridge.
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