A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes Drake Passage (0 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -60.2514 West, latitude -59.4206 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/02/20 / 2020-02-07 18:52:50 / February 7, 2020 @ 6:52 pm. Event id: us70007l2h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007l2h. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 14:52:50 / 2:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 in the same area.
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