A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 83 km E of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (52 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 45.48 km (28 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 45.48 km, -25.8406° West, -56.6147° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/05/17 / 2017-05-11 16:42:17 / May 11, 2017 @ 4:42 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 14:42:17 / 2:42 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008tbd. Unique identifier: us10008tbd.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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