A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 82 km ENE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (51 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 24.63 km, -25.2816° West, -58.6619° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/04/20 / 2020-04-03 22:50:49 / April 3, 2020 @ 10:50 pm. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:50:49 / 8:50 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70008n56. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008n56. The epicenter was at a depth of 24.63 km (15 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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