A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). Event id: us6000d2ee. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d2ee. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -26.013° West, -55.8499° South. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:19:14 / 4:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). 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: 24/12/20 / 2020-12-24 04:19:14 / December 24, 2020 @ 4:19 am.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-one 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.
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