A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 30/01/21 / 2021-01-30 04:19:24 / January 30, 2021 @ 4:19 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000dd5u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dd5u. The temblor was detected at 04:19:24 / 4:19 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was 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). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -56.4648° West, -62.119° South.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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