A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 162 km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (101 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/08/19 / 2019-08-28 10:07:49 / August 28, 2019 @ 10:07 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -26.2377° West, -60.4859° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 08:07:49 / 8:07 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was 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). Unique identifier: us7000594h. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000594h.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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