A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, South Georgia Rise (0 miles). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:38:45 / 1:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -28.5232 West, latitude -50.1604 South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us7000dj00. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dj00. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/03/21 / 2021-03-13 01:38:45 / March 13, 2021 @ 1:38 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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