A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Balleny Islands region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.2891 East, latitude -65.3727 South, depth = 10 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:53:41 / 12:53 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 15/07/20 / 2020-07-15 00:53:41 / July 15, 2020 @ 12:53 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000anqz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000anqz. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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