A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us7000c79x. Event ids that are associated: us7000c79x. Exact location of earthquake, -58.2464° West, -62.3067° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/10/20 / 2020-10-28 22:00:24 / October 28, 2020 @ 10:00 pm. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:00:24 / 10:00 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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