A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes Scotia Sea (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/02/17 / 2017-02-22 08:25:36 / February 22, 2017 @ 8:25 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008lda. Unique identifier: us20008lda. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 68.11 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 08:25:36 / 8:25 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -51.5244 West, latitude -60.8751 South, depth = 68.11 km.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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