A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported Prince Edward Islands region (0 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 15:47:04 / 3:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 39.0395° East, latitude -44.2221° South, depth = 15.32 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.32 km (10 miles). Id of earthquake: us10007aj3. Event ids that are associated: us10007aj3. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/11/16 / 2016-11-19 12:47:04 / November 19, 2016 @ 12:47 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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