A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 300 km NNE of Amsterdam Island, France (186 miles) on Saturday. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:19:15 / 11:19 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/09/19 / 2019-09-28 18:19:15 / September 28, 2019 @ 6:19 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 78.6659° East, -35.2906° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005n6i. Id of event: us70005n6i. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 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: 300 km NNE of Amsterdam Island, France.
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