A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 700 km ESE of Port Mathurin, Mauritius (435 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude 69.0587 East, latitude -23.1673 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000abg6. Event ids that are associated: us6000abg6. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:48:29 / 6:48 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/06/20 / 2020-06-13 18:48:29 / June 13, 2020 @ 6:48 pm.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 700 km ESE of Port Mathurin, Mauritius. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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