A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 278 km W of Bouvet Island, Bouvet Island (173 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude -0.9158° West, latitude -54.7218° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us600054ug. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600054ug. The temblor was picked up at 03:02:28 / 3:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/08/19 / 2019-08-14 03:02:28 / August 14, 2019 @ 3:02 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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