A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/04/19 / 2019-04-15 23:26:13 / April 15, 2019 @ 11:26 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 08:26:13 / 8:26 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 138.6906 East, latitude -51.9374 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us70003be9. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003be9.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge.
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