A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -58.2469 West, latitude -62.3363 South, depth = 4.98 km. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:48:38 / 6:48 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.98 km (3 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/12/20 / 2020-12-05 06:48:38 / December 5, 2020 @ 6:48 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cnci. Id of event: us7000cnci.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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