A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.68 km (15 miles). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:19:28 / 5:19 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000dkbm. Event ids that are associated: us6000dkbm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 24.68 km, -28.6718° West, -55.8354° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/02/21 / 2021-02-23 05:19:28 / February 23, 2021 @ 5:19 am.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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