A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.85 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 13:08:24 / 1:08 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000di4f. Id of event: us7000di4f. Exact location of event, longitude -26.6954 West, latitude -56.3592 South, depth = 32.85 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/03/21 / 2021-03-11 13:08:24 / March 11, 2021 @ 1:08 pm UTC/GMT.
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 seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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