A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:14:45 / 12:14 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -55.3327° West, -61.769° South. Id of earthquake: us7000d2wh. Event ids that are associated: us7000d2wh. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 12:14:45 / January 24, 2021 @ 12:14 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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