A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Sunday. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:59:19 / 3:59 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 03:59:19 / July 26, 2020 @ 3:59 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -25.4696° West, -60.5937° South. Unique identifier: us6000b48x. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b48x. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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