A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes East of the South Sandwich Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -18.7393° West, -60.1862° South, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us60006397. Unique identifier: us60006397. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/10/19 / 2019-10-26 12:33:15 / October 26, 2019 @ 12:33 pm. The temblor was reported at 11:33:15 / 11:33 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: East of the South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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