A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported Scotia Sea (0 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/04/18 / 2018-04-14 08:17:20 / April 14, 2018 @ 8:17 am. The temblor was detected at 08:17:20 / 8:17 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000e04n. Id of event: us2000e04n. Exact location of earthquake, -36.8574° West, -61.3868° South, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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