A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude -58.4771 West, latitude -62.3337 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us6000bzwl. Event ids that are associated: us6000bzwl. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:53:48 / 11:53 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/09/20 / 2020-09-22 23:53:48 / September 22, 2020 @ 11:53 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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