A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles). The 5.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:28:42 / 2:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/03/20 / 2020-03-06 10:28:42 / March 6, 2020 @ 10:28 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008ay3. Id of event: us60008ay3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 58.3249° East, -31.3513° South.
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 two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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