A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Scotia Sea (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -47.2696° West, -60.3487° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:26:08 / 1:26 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20007f0b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007f0b. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/10/16 / 2016-10-18 04:26:08 / October 18, 2016 @ 4:26 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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