A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 300 km NW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (186 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/09/16 / 2016-09-21 00:05:54 / September 21, 2016 @ 12:05 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -30.5758° West, latitude -54.792° South, depth = 10 km. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:05:54 / 10:05 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10006r8s. Event ids that are associated: us10006r8s.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 300 km NW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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