A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a313. Unique identifier: us2000a313. The temblor was reported at 21:31:05 / 9:31 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/07/17 / 2017-07-31 21:31:05 / July 31, 2017 @ 9:31 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -30.8439 West, latitude -55.2452 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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