A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 00:21:12 / September 2, 2020 @ 12:21 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -27.6343 West, latitude -56.0938 South, depth = 115.01 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bg8x. Unique identifier: us7000bg8x. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:21:12 / 12:21 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 115.01 km (71 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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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