A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/01/21 / 2021-01-29 14:10:39 / January 29, 2021 @ 2:10 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -55.3187° West, latitude -61.7259° South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us6000dcxt. Event ids that are associated: us6000dcxt. The temblor was detected at 14:10:39 / 2:10 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 two, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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