A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000c5t4. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c5t4. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -58.3702° West, -62.3144° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 19:01:27 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/10/20 / 2020-10-05 19:01:27 / October 5, 2020 @ 7:01 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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