A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Tristan da Cunha region (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 07:36:25 / January 15, 2021 @ 7:36 am. Exact location of earthquake, -14.7137° West, -34.6436° South, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000d08v. Event ids that are associated: us7000d08v. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:36:25 / 7:36 am (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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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