A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). Global time and date of event 05/09/18 / 2018-09-05 00:36:22 / September 5, 2018 @ 12:36 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 00:36:22 / 12:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -24.9158° West, -58.3264° South. Unique identifier: us2000h8h6. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h8h6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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