A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 17:39:14 / 5:39 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 96.57 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/12/20 / 2020-12-01 17:39:14 / December 1, 2020 @ 5:39 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -26.7497 West, latitude -59.9144 South, depth = 96.57 km. Id of earthquake: us7000clqe. Event ids that are associated: us7000clqe.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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.
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