A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes South Indian Ocean (0 miles) on Tuesday. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:40:58 / 4:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 96.8474° East, -29.1073° South. Unique identifier: us600054ar. Ids that are associated to the event: us600054ar. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 12/08/19 / 2019-08-12 22:40:58 / August 12, 2019 @ 10:40 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 was reported nearby. 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. 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: South Indian Ocean.
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