A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Balleny Islands region (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/03/18 / 2018-03-16 23:41:20 / March 16, 2018 @ 11:41 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 175.4756° East, -64.6513° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d5gr. Id of event: us1000d5gr. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:41:20 / 11:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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: Balleny Islands region.
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