A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). Event id: us7000abu5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000abu5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -25.3865 West, latitude -56.7499 South, depth = 10 km. 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: 26/06/20 / 2020-06-26 02:10:24 / June 26, 2020 @ 2:10 am. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:10:24 / 2:10 am (local time epicenter).
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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-four 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: South Sandwich Islands region.
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