A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 17:22:41 / 5:22 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000cs7k. Event ids that are associated: us7000cs7k. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.77 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 40.77 km, -25.3174° West, -58.5891° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/12/20 / 2020-12-18 17:22:41 / December 18, 2020 @ 5:22 pm.
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 fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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