A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -28.6932° West, -60.4151° South. Event id: us6000c23q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c23q. Global time and date of event 28/09/20 / 2020-09-28 08:46:40 / September 28, 2020 @ 8:46 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. The temblor was reported at 08:46:40 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven 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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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