A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck 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). The temblor was picked up at 23:21:16 / 11:21 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.97 km (2 miles). Unique identifier: us6000d53i. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d53i. Exact location of earthquake, -58.346° West, -62.4203° South, depth 2.97 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/01/21 / 2021-01-02 23:21:16 / January 2, 2021 @ 11:21 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty 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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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