A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 120.8245 East, latitude -48.8521 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us600052ux. Ids that are associated to the event: us600052ux. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/08/19 / 2019-08-02 13:06:53 / August 2, 2019 @ 1:06 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:06:53 / 9:06 pm (local time epicenter).
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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