A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 101 km E of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (63 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 18:07:21 / 6:07 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/11/18 / 2018-11-15 20:07:21 / November 15, 2018 @ 8:07 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -25.5468 West, latitude -56.7757 South, depth = 10 km. 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. Event id: us1000hvhq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hvhq.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days fifty-five 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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