A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) strikes 97 km N of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (60 miles) on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/10/19 / 2019-10-14 21:33:20 / October 14, 2019 @ 9:33 pm. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:33:20 / 7:33 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70005u6q. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005u6q. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -27.1124° West, -55.8242° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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