A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 136 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (85 miles). Event id: us2000hck5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hck5. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -27.8521 West, latitude -55.5266 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:26:18 / 12:26 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/09/18 / 2018-09-02 14:26:18 / September 2, 2018 @ 2:26 pm.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 136 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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