A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c4p5. Id of event: us6000c4p5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/10/20 / 2020-10-02 10:17:33 / October 2, 2020 @ 10:17 am. The temblor was detected at 10:17:33 / 10:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -58.2326° West, -62.3735° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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