A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported Scotia Sea (0 miles) on Monday. Event id: us20002x1u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20002x1u. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:43:19 / 1:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -50.4207 West, latitude -60.72 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/07/15 / 2015-07-13 04:43:19 / July 13, 2015 @ 4:43 am.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Scotia Sea.
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