A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 150 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (93 miles). Unique identifier: us10008ddw. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008ddw. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:58:17 / 7:58 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/03/17 / 2017-03-30 21:58:17 / March 30, 2017 @ 9:58 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.61 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -28.0883° West, latitude -55.4397° South, depth = 10.61 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 150 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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