A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:41:40 / 7:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 31/10/20 / 2020-10-31 07:41:40 / October 31, 2020 @ 7:41 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -58.3104 West, latitude -62.3845 South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us7000c8kb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c8kb. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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