A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 142.94 km (89 miles). Exact location, longitude -26.8527° West, latitude -57.0495° South, depth = 142.94 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d5es. Unique identifier: us6000d5es. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/01/21 / 2021-01-04 12:16:14 / January 4, 2021 @ 12:16 pm. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:16:14 / 12:16 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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