A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/09/20 / 2020-09-19 11:11:52 / September 19, 2020 @ 11:11 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000bq6c. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bq6c. Exact location of event, longitude -58.4187 West, latitude -62.42 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 11:11:52 / 11:11 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days fourteen 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. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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