A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 76.4736 East, latitude -29.4323 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70009csg. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009csg. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/05/20 / 2020-05-08 20:45:31 / May 8, 2020 @ 8:45 pm. The temblor was reported at 01:45:31 / 1:45 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 has struck near.
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