A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/07/20 / 2020-07-20 23:07:11 / July 20, 2020 @ 11:07 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 69.26 km (43 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -25.8252 West, latitude -58.0028 South, depth = 69.26 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000as1t. Id of event: us7000as1t. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:07:11 / 11:07 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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