A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Balleny Islands region (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/10/19 / 2019-10-08 00:10:04 / October 8, 2019 @ 12:10 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70005upf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005upf. The temblor was detected at 12:10:04 / 12:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 174.6941 East, latitude -64.4079 South, depth = 10 km.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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