A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/09/20 / 2020-09-09 20:37:25 / September 9, 2020 @ 8:37 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -58.0513 West, latitude -62.3859 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:37:25 / 8:37 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000bknn. Event ids that are associated: us7000bknn.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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