A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 297 km E of Bouvet Island, Bouvet Island (185 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:26:29 / 4:26 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/03/19 / 2019-03-19 03:26:29 / March 19, 2019 @ 3:26 am. Exact location, longitude 7.9192° East, latitude -54.2707° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000jia7. Event ids that are associated: us1000jia7.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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