A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 54.84 km (34 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d1ew. Unique identifier: us7000d1ew. Exact location of event, depth 54.84 km, -27.1789° West, -55.9007° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 21:28:37 / 9:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/01/21 / 2021-01-10 21:28:37 / January 10, 2021 @ 9:28 pm.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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