A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/20 / 2020-09-03 23:29:39 / September 3, 2020 @ 11:29 pm. Event id: us7000bhj3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bhj3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -58.1589 West, latitude -62.4223 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 23:29:39 / 11:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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