A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 124 km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (77 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -25.4438 West, latitude -58.0703 South, depth = 66.68 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/06/19 / 2019-06-20 08:27:26 / June 20, 2019 @ 8:27 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600043l3. Id of event: us600043l3. The temblor was detected at 06:27:26 / 6:27 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66.68 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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