A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) strikes Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 04:40:32 / 4:40 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/08/20 / 2020-08-18 04:40:32 / August 18, 2020 @ 4:40 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 52.2551 East, latitude -36.3499 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000bgdq. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bgdq.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Southwest Indian Ridge.
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