A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -57.024 West, latitude -61.4484 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us10007aqr. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007aqr. The temblor was picked up at 20:58:11 / 8:58 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/11/16 / 2016-11-20 00:58:11 / November 20, 2016 @ 12:58 am UTC/GMT.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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