A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/10/20 / 2020-10-10 20:58:37 / October 10, 2020 @ 8:58 pm. The temblor was picked up at 20:58:37 / 8:58 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -58.154 West, latitude -62.3357 South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us6000c7e4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c7e4.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every 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 twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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