Multiple Mag 5’s Strike Indian Ocean Triple Junction

Earthquake location -26.6777S, 67.6257W

A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Indian Ocean Triple Junction (0 miles). Unique identifier: us1000h4wp. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000h4wp. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 01/10/18 / 2018-10-01 07:21:40 / October 1, 2018 @ 7:21 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 12:21:40 / 12:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 67.6257° East, latitude -26.6777° South, depth = 10 km.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.

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