A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 19:08:49 / June 23, 2020 @ 7:08 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -25.3816° West, -57.9179° South, depth 44.09 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:08:49 / 7:08 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 44.09 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000af1y. Event ids that are associated: us7000af1y.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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