A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/10/20 / 2020-10-08 15:48:26 / October 8, 2020 @ 3:48 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 72.42 km (45 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000c6sf. Event ids that are associated: us6000c6sf. Exact location of event, depth 72.42 km, -25.5266° West, -58.9311° South. The temblor was detected at 15:48:26 / 3:48 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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