A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported Scotia Sea (0 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 08/08/18 / 2018-08-08 19:14:52 / August 8, 2018 @ 7:14 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:14:52 / 7:14 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000g5fi. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000g5fi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -41.3602° West, -60.7115° South.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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