A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Drake Passage (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:51:44 / 11:51 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bpsa. Id of event: us2000bpsa. Exact location of event, longitude -62.8985 West, latitude -58.543 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/11/17 / 2017-11-16 15:51:44 / November 16, 2017 @ 3:51 pm.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Drake Passage.
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