A earthquake with magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) was reported South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -25.3145° West, -60.783° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 00:53:59 / July 26, 2020 @ 12:53 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us6000b46r. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt20208000, us6000b46r. A tsunami warning has been issued near South Sandwich Islands region (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 6.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:53:59 / 12:53 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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