A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, East of the South Sandwich Islands (0 miles). Unique identifier: us2000bnnl. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bnnl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -17.1484 West, latitude -59.0385 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 01:02:25 / 1:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 02:02:25 / November 15, 2017 @ 2:02 am.
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 four 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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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