A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). Exact location, longitude 139.3603° East, latitude -50.3712° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us600057ws. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600057ws. The temblor was picked up at 21:58:07 / 9:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/08/19 / 2019-08-21 12:58:07 / August 21, 2019 @ 12:58 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge.
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