A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported Prince Edward Islands region (0 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 39.1215° East, -44.2456° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 20:56:13 / 8:56 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/11/16 / 2016-11-20 17:56:13 / November 20, 2016 @ 5:56 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007ayr. Id of event: us10007ayr.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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