A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) strikes Balleny Islands region (0 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us1000gfru. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000gfru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 154.0127 East, latitude -61.2147 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 08:49:11 / 8:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/08/18 / 2018-08-22 22:49:11 / August 22, 2018 @ 10:49 pm.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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