A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 201 km NW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (125 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 05:34:51 / 5:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000dcse. Event ids that are associated: us2000dcse. Global time and date of event 06/03/18 / 2018-03-06 07:34:51 / March 6, 2018 @ 7:34 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -29.3196° West, latitude -55.3381° South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 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 twenty-five 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 201 km NW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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