A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/10/20 / 2020-10-18 00:05:11 / October 18, 2020 @ 12:05 am. Exact location, longitude -58.1857° West, latitude -62.3616° South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000c92a. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c92a. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:05:11 / 12:05 am (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 six, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: South Shetland Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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