A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Balleny Islands region (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:50:12 / 2:50 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000a0fc. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a0fc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 160.7503 East, latitude -61.5734 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/07/17 / 2017-07-24 15:50:12 / July 24, 2017 @ 3:50 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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