A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 10:56:20 / 10:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -58.2643° West, -62.4366° South, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bfqd. Unique identifier: us7000bfqd. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 10:56:20 / September 1, 2020 @ 10:56 am.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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