A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 22 km ENE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (14 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008gqs. Id of event: us70008gqs. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:24:53 / 6:24 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/03/20 / 2020-03-26 20:24:53 / March 26, 2020 @ 8:24 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -26.8813 West, latitude -56.6036 South, depth = 66.44 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 66.44 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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