A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -55.2269° West, -61.7804° South. The temblor was detected at 16:35:52 / 4:35 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000de92. Unique identifier: us6000de92. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 16:35:52 / February 3, 2021 @ 4:35 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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