A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -58.3891° West, -62.4843° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/10/20 / 2020-10-29 07:40:52 / October 29, 2020 @ 7:40 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:40:52 / 7:40 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000c7e8. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000c7e8.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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