A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) was reported Tristan da Cunha region (0 miles) on Monday. Id of earthquake: us7000bfgl. Event ids that are associated: us7000bfgl. Exact location of earthquake, -15.6124° West, -35.4732° South, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/08/20 / 2020-08-31 21:18:02 / August 31, 2020 @ 9:18 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:18:02 / 9:18 pm (local time epicenter).
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 two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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