A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported Scotia Sea (0 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 16:24:42 / 4:24 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10002mvf. Id of event: us10002mvf. Global time and date of event 01/07/15 / 2015-07-01 18:24:42 / July 1, 2015 @ 6:24 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -35.3197 West, latitude -60.387 South, depth = 13.89 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.89 km (9 miles).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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