A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, South Georgia Island region (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/20 / 2020-08-12 07:39:42 / August 12, 2020 @ 7:39 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -35.8689 West, latitude -55.3528 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us6000bd68. Event ids that are associated: us6000bd68. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:39:42 / 7:39 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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