A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, East of the South Sandwich Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/03/17 / 2017-03-04 20:11:49 / March 4, 2017 @ 8:11 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -17.6654° West, latitude -59.1424° South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us1000871g. Event ids that are associated: us1000871g. The temblor was reported at 19:11:49 / 7:11 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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