A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 131 km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (81 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59.39 km (37 miles). Id of earthquake: us20005j9p. Event ids that are associated: us20005j9p. The temblor was reported at 17:33:46 / 5:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -25.3338° West, latitude -58.0282° South, depth = 59.39 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/04/16 / 2016-04-17 19:33:46 / April 17, 2016 @ 7:33 pm UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 thirty-two 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.
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