A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Scotia Sea (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/05/17 / 2017-05-06 00:16:09 / May 6, 2017 @ 12:16 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008pz3. Unique identifier: us10008pz3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -37.9583° West, -60.7984° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 00:16:09 / 12:16 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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