5.5 Strikes In The Middle Of The Indian Ocean

Earthquake location -26.5159S, 67.599W

A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes Indian Ocean Triple Junction (0 miles) on Friday. Global time and date of event 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 06:21:54 / September 28, 2018 @ 6:21 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 11:21:54 / 11:21 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000h3lz. Event ids that are associated: us1000h3lz. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 67.599° East, -26.5159° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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 two 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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2018/09/28/moderate-earthquake-5-5-mag-has-occurred-near-indian-ocean-triple-junction/

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