A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported Scotia Sea (0 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -51.407° West, -60.9627° South. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:18:42 / 12:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200040mh. Id of event: us200040mh. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/10/15 / 2015-10-30 03:18:42 / October 30, 2015 @ 3:18 am UTC/GMT.
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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