A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Drake Passage (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -64.8793° West, -58.0391° South, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/01/17 / 2017-01-29 17:38:49 / January 29, 2017 @ 5:38 pm. Unique identifier: us10007w2i. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007w2i. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:38:49 / 1:38 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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