A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, East of the South Sandwich Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/03/17 / 2017-03-27 10:48:50 / March 27, 2017 @ 10:48 am. The temblor was reported at 09:48:50 / 9:48 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us20008uzq. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008uzq. Exact location of event, longitude -17.6244 West, latitude -59.1286 South, depth = 10 km. 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 two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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