A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/10/20 / 2020-10-22 19:19:46 / October 22, 2020 @ 7:19 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -58.1586° West, -62.3688° South, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000cbmk. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cbmk. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:19:46 / 7:19 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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