A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 60.38 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/07/20 / 2020-07-29 10:00:54 / July 29, 2020 @ 10:00 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b60n. Id of event: us6000b60n. Exact location, longitude -26.3344° West, latitude -59.6924° South, depth = 60.38 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:00:54 / 10:00 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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