A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Scotia Sea (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 04:18:21 / 4:18 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/10/15 / 2015-10-30 07:18:21 / October 30, 2015 @ 7:18 am. Id of earthquake: us200040nm. Event ids that are associated: us200040nm. Exact location of earthquake, -50.9626° West, -60.9782° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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