A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Balleny Islands region (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 05:09:24 / 5:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 165.7558 East, latitude -62.6248 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/08/18 / 2018-08-10 18:09:24 / August 10, 2018 @ 6:09 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000g6hd. Event ids that are associated: us1000g6hd. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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