A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was reported East of the South Sandwich Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h36v. Id of event: us1000h36v. Exact location of event, longitude -9.5822 West, latitude -58.1943 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 27/09/18 / 2018-09-27 10:25:47 / September 27, 2018 @ 10:25 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:25:47 / 9:25 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: East of the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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