A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) strikes Bouvet Island region (0 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/08/20 / 2020-08-28 02:24:18 / August 28, 2020 @ 2:24 am. The temblor was detected at 02:24:18 / 2:24 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 1.6671 East, latitude -54.8242 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000be5j. Id of event: us7000be5j.
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. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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