Another High Magnitude Earthquake Strikes The Indian Ridge, Located This Time On Western-Antarctic Ridge And Measuring 5.9

Earthquake location -49.4576S, 126.249W

A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/07/16 / 2016-07-25 08:58:30 / July 25, 2016 @ 8:58 am. Event id: us20006hdi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006hdi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:58:30 / 4:58 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 126.249° East, -49.4576° South.

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 have been detected in the same area. 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.

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2016/07/25/moderate-earthquake-5-9-mag-western-indian-antarctic-ridge/

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