A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, South Georgia Island region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -31.9623° West, -55.3438° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:37:01 / 9:37 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us20008j0p. Event ids that are associated: us20008j0p. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/01/17 / 2017-01-29 23:37:01 / January 29, 2017 @ 11:37 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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