A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Balleny Islands region (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10005g1a, gcmt20160509013328. Unique identifier: us10005g1a. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:33:34 / 12:33 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/05/16 / 2016-05-09 01:33:34 / May 9, 2016 @ 1:33 am. Exact location of earthquake, 165.4435° East, -62.6315° South, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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