A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c59c. Unique identifier: us6000c59c. Global time and date of event 03/10/20 / 2020-10-03 18:37:21 / October 3, 2020 @ 6:37 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -58.3688° West, latitude -62.3666° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 18:37:21 / 6:37 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: South Shetland Islands.
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