A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was reported Drake Passage (0 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/10/15 / 2015-10-20 20:33:14 / October 20, 2015 @ 8:33 pm. The temblor was detected at 16:33:14 / 4:33 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 25.5 km (16 miles). Exact location, longitude -65.7753° West, latitude -57.4193° South, depth = 25.5 km. Unique identifier: us10003pzw. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003pzw.
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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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