A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dd9d. Unique identifier: us6000dd9d. The temblor was detected at 15:36:50 / 3:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/01/21 / 2021-01-30 15:36:50 / January 30, 2021 @ 3:36 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -57.5546 West, latitude -62.2162 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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