A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 74 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (46 miles). Event id: us20009npr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009npr. The temblor was picked up at 11:02:29 / 11:02 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/06/17 / 2017-06-20 13:02:29 / June 20, 2017 @ 1:02 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -27.4464 West, latitude -56.0457 South, depth = 85.81 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 85.81 km (53 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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