Moderate earthquake, 5.3 mag was detected near Indian Ocean Triple Junction


Earthquake location -26.1399S, 70.8123WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Indian Ocean Triple Junction (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aaq2. Id of event: us7000aaq2. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/06/20 / 2020-06-25 06:08:28 / June 25, 2020 @ 6:08 am. The temblor was picked up at 06:08:28 / 6:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 70.8123 East, latitude -26.1399 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.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Indian Ocean Triple Junction. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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