A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/12/20 / 2020-12-09 23:02:38 / December 9, 2020 @ 11:02 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 23:02:38 / 11:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -25.2956 West, latitude -56.4772 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cpl2. Id of event: us7000cpl2. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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