A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 795 km ESE of Port Mathurin, Mauritius (494 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 69.7845° East, -23.7166° South, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 07/06/20 / 2020-06-07 03:39:50 / June 7, 2020 @ 3:39 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 03:39:50 / 3:39 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000a7cs. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a7cs. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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