A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -30.9843° West, -54.7352° South, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006q3i. Unique identifier: us10006q3i. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/09/16 / 2016-09-16 12:04:38 / September 16, 2016 @ 12:04 pm. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:04:38 / 10:04 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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