A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 45 km NNE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (28 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 14:12:21 / 2:12 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/04/20 / 2020-04-07 16:12:21 / April 7, 2020 @ 4:12 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 99.49 km (62 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -27.0416 West, latitude -56.2987 South, depth = 99.49 km. Id of earthquake: us70008qqj. Event ids that are associated: us70008qqj.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy 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 earthquakes in the world each year.
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