A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Monday. Global time and date of event 01/02/21 / 2021-02-01 05:20:05 / February 1, 2021 @ 5:20 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 119.68 km (74 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 05:20:05 / 5:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000ddkg. Event ids that are associated: us6000ddkg. Exact location of event, depth 119.68 km, -26.0908° West, -59.1473° South.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-seven 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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