A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes Southwest Indian Ridge (0 miles) on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/10/20 / 2020-10-10 03:40:45 / October 10, 2020 @ 3:40 am. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:40:45 / 3:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 53.9102 East, latitude -35.252 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. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c77u. Unique identifier: us6000c77u.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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