A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, East of the South Sandwich Islands (0 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:53:00 / 8:53 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -16.2865 West, latitude -58.8379 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/09/19 / 2019-09-10 09:53:00 / September 10, 2019 @ 9:53 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70005e1r. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005e1r.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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