A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70005fe6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005fe6. Exact location of earthquake, 74.1351° East, -27.8965° South, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:36:32 / 8:36 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/09/19 / 2019-09-12 15:36:32 / September 12, 2019 @ 3:36 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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