A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/07/20 / 2020-07-11 18:58:06 / July 11, 2020 @ 6:58 pm. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:58:06 / 6:58 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000am0e. Event ids that are associated: us7000am0e. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 58.96 km (37 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -25.7554 West, latitude -59.0703 South, depth = 58.96 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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