A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) strikes Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude 66.4967° East, latitude -9.6763° South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/03/19 / 2019-03-30 06:27:23 / March 30, 2019 @ 6:27 am. The temblor was detected at 10:27:23 / 10:27 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 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). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000k7im. Id of event: us2000k7im.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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