A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Saturday. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:05:04 / 4:05 am (local time epicenter). 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: 28/11/20 / 2020-11-28 04:05:04 / November 28, 2020 @ 4:05 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -29.7908 West, latitude -55.5315 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000ckja. Event ids that are associated: us7000ckja. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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