A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Mid-Indian Ridge (0 miles). Unique identifier: us7000bqaf. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bqaf. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 21:09:32 / 9:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 77.8605° East, -37.5627° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/09/20 / 2020-09-19 21:09:32 / September 19, 2020 @ 9:09 pm.
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 one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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: Mid-Indian Ridge.
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